The Kojo Nnamdi Show http://thekojonnamdishow.org The Kojo Nnamdi Show features two-hours of news, political issues and social trends of the day in a magazine program format. The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by WAMU 88.5fm American University Radio. en-US Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:36:28 -0400 The Politics Hour - Oct. 24, 2014 http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-24/politics-hour-oct-24-2014 <p>Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-24/politics-hour-oct-24-2014/transcript">The Politics Hour - Oct. 24, 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-24/politics-hour-oct-24-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26262 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org A Transportation Plan For Our Region http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-23/transportation-plan-our-region <p>Long-range transit plans for our region aim to hold car traffic steady while expanding other modes of transportation, including using congestion pricing for cars downtown.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-23/transportation-plan-our-region/transcript">A Transportation Plan For Our Region</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-23/transportation-plan-our-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26277 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Leading From Behind: The Importance Of Being Number Two http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-23/leading-behind-importance-being-number-two <p>Richard Hytner spent his career climbing the corporate ladder, but as CEO, he realized he was both miserable and uncomfortable with the mounting responsibilities. In a new book, Hytner examines the realities of leadership and the importance of the advisers who keep those at the helm happy.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-23/leading-behind-importance-being-number-two/transcript">Leading From Behind: The Importance Of Being Number Two</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-23/leading-behind-importance-being-number-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26276 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Healthy Kids In The Kitchen With Barton Seaver http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-22/healthy-kids-kitchen-barton-seaver <p>A new National Geographic cookbook for kids is full of easy, fun recipes that aim to engage, entertain and enlighten. We talk with chef Barton Seaver about this project and his wider focus on fostering sustainable engagement with food for eaters of all ages.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-22/healthy-kids-kitchen-barton-seaver/transcript">Healthy Kids In The Kitchen With Barton Seaver</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-22/healthy-kids-kitchen-barton-seaver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26265 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Our Region's Fitness Craze http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-22/our-regions-fitness-craze <p>D.C. has been rated the fittest city in the country, and that's no surprise to those who've seen Crossfit "boxes," spinning studios and boutique fitness centers sprout around the city. We look at what's behind the fitness trend sweeping our region.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-22/our-regions-fitness-craze/transcript">Our Region&#039;s Fitness Craze</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-22/our-regions-fitness-craze" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26263 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Addressing Sexual Assaults On Campus http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-21/addressing-sexual-assaults-campus <p>American colleges and universities are under unprecedented pressure to address cases of sexual assault on campus. Student activists and assault survivors have lobbied to hold schools accountable from within. Kojo examines evolving approaches to combat sexual crimes on campus.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-21/addressing-sexual-assaults-campus/transcript">Addressing Sexual Assaults On Campus</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-21/addressing-sexual-assaults-campus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26261 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Story Time vs. Educational Screen Time For Young Children http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-21/story-time-vs-educational-screen-time-young-children <p>Can an e-book or a story on a tablet substitute for a physical book when it comes to introducing young children to language and reading? Tech Tuesday explores the debate over story time versus screen time for young children.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-21/story-time-vs-educational-screen-time-young-children/transcript">Story Time vs. Educational Screen Time For Young Children</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-21/story-time-vs-educational-screen-time-young-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26260 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Science Behind Everyday Bias And Unconscious Judgments http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-20/science-behind-everyday-bias-and-unconscious-judgments <p>Diversity is now looked upon as a mainstream value in the United States. But research shows that for as much as we try to fight against them, we still carry unconscious biases that affect the decisions we make and the interactions we have with other people.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-20/science-behind-everyday-bias-and-unconscious-judgments/transcript">Science Behind Everyday Bias And Unconscious Judgments</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-20/science-behind-everyday-bias-and-unconscious-judgments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26254 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org Azar Nafisi On Why We Read Fiction http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-20/azar-nafisi-why-we-read-fiction <p>The author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran" laments the move away from fiction in American education, saying it's important not just in autocratic societies but democratic ones as well.</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-20/azar-nafisi-why-we-read-fiction/transcript">Azar Nafisi On Why We Read Fiction</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-20/azar-nafisi-why-we-read-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26252 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org The Politics Hour - Oct. 17, 2014 http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-17/politics-hour-oct-17-2014 <p>Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia</p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-segment-transcript"> <h3 class="field-label">Transcript</h3> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/shows/2014-10-17/politics-hour-oct-17-2014/transcript">The Politics Hour - Oct. 17, 2014</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-10-17/politics-hour-oct-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:06:30 -0400 The Kojo Nnamdi Show 26222 at http://thekojonnamdishow.org