Society

"On Constitutional Disobedience"

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 1:20 p.m.

Interpreting the Constitution has long been a matter of debate among legal scholars and others, but one constitutional law professor argues that it's time to reconsider strict adherence to some of the more arcane points.

Urban Farming And Agricultural History

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

We explore how creative urban farmers are reconnecting communities with local food sources and forgotten pieces of their agricultural history.

African American Service In The Civil War

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Civil War scholar Ron Coddington has compiled a collection of portraits of these men and used the images as a jumping off point for telling their stories. He joins Kojo to help us understand the Civil War as they experienced it.

Crisis Management & Office Leadership

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Business coach and diversity consultant Howard Ross is back to explore what good leaders do when offices are facing internal and external crises.

Shaping The City: Rethinking Planning Rules

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Traditional zoning ordinances took hold a century ago to control what was built where, how densely and how tall. We explore how different jurisdictions are rethinking the rules.

Campus Newspapers

Monday, Mar 25, 2013 at 12:28 p.m.

College newspapers have long kept students, faculty and staff in the know about what's happening on campus. Some have adapted quickly to the new media landscape, while others are still working out how to navigate shifting business models...

DC's 'Living Wage' Bill And Big-Box Retailers

Monday, Mar 25, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We consider a D.C. Council member's push for a higher wage requirement for the district's large retailers.

Local Media Upheaval

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo examines the changes in the local media scene and looks ahead to how readers will get community news amid the upheaval impacting smaller, alternative publications.

From :) To GIFs: Expressing Ourselves With Images Online

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday explores the history, function and future of GIFs and emoticons as a means of communication and their place in the tech lexicon.

The Personal Politics Of Fashion With Robin Givhan

Monday, Mar 18, 2013 at 1:28 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan is back. She and Kojo talk about the evolution of red carpet dynamics, the first lady's status as a fashion icon and the personal politics at play in the industry.

Our Region's Growing Bike Culture

Monday, Mar 11, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

We're talking bike safety, rules of the road and the campaign to get more women on bikes.

Predicting The Future With 'Big Data'

Thursday, Mar 7, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.

"Big data" promises to tap into the vast amount of digital information humans now generate to do more than ever before, including predicting who might commit a crime to when a heart attack might occur. Our guests explore the possibilities and dangers of a future in which everything we do is quantified.

A Basketball History Of The Washington Region

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 at 12:15 p.m.

We explore the area's history through one of is signature sports, and learn about a few local legends along the way.

"Who Stole the American Dream?"

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013 at 1:27 p.m.

Journalist Hedrick Smith has spent decades reporting on the changes, large and small, that contributed to the decline of the middle class. Kojo talks to him about how we got here and what it will take to bridge the class divide.

Pump Me Up

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.

A new exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery explores D.C.’s subculture of graffiti, go-go, hardcore punk music and the influences that live on today.

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