Wednesday, July 9, 2008

The Housing Crisis and the Latino Community

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008 at 12:06 p.m.

The downturn in the housing market has been a double blow for our region's Latino community: those who signed up for subprime loans often didn't understand the complicated nature of the agreements. And those who worked in the construction...

Regional Identity- What Makes a "Virginian"?

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008 at 12:34 p.m.

Much of the Washington region is comprised of people who moved here from across the country and around the world. Nowhere are their influences more apparent than in Northern Virginia. We explore historical migration patterns and the...

Clothing and Culture -- Gender and Fashion

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008 at 1:06 p.m.

Why do we dress baby girls in pink, and baby boys in blue? Are these preferences somehow encoded in our DNA, or are they shaped by other factors? In the second part of our series on clothing and culture, we explore the social norms that...

Wine Tips

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2008 at 1:40 p.m.

Why does some wine sell for $70 a bottle and others $12 a bottle? Why the immense variation in pricing? And is a more expensive wine invariably the better-tasting one? Our Wine Gurus are back to help us sort the swill from the swell --...

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.