Walk with me through the history of Washington’s Shaw neighborhood. Forget the upscale whiskey bars and luxury loft apartments of today. Imagine it as I saw it 1977 when I…
Wednesday, Apr 25 2018
Everyone from coffee shops owners to police officers have to deal with their unconscious biases, but what is the best way to do that?
Wednesday, Oct 04 2017
As officials look to reapportion Howard County's growing population of students across the public schools, community members say their concerns aren't being considered.
Monday, Jul 03 2017
We explore what diversity means for local communities, and what hold political symbols have on Washingtonians.
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Wednesday, Nov 16 2016
As Thanksgiving approaches, Kojo considers how to approach the challenging, sensitive conversations on Americans' minds.
Thursday, Oct 20 2016
"Insurrections" is a collection of short stories that all take place in Cross River, a fictional Maryland town not far from Washington, D.C.
Today marks the last day in business for Zenebech, one of the most popular and longstanding Ethiopian restaurants in D.C. The closing is a loss for those who visited the spot…
Tuesday, Sep 20 2016
Artist and social change advocate Theaster Gates leads the Black Monks of Mississippi and three athletes from Howard University in a performance at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The performance coincides with the opening of their new neighbor on the Mall, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Thursday, Sep 15 2016
Kojo explores where race fits into conversations about Metro's workforce and the relationship between racism and unconscious bias.
While police shootings in the U.S. occur on a near-daily basis, recent events locally and nationally have put race and police accountability back at the forefront of news coverage. The Kojo Nnamdi Show regularly…
Monday, Jan 04 2016
Do different generations have different expectations for the workplace?
Monday, Dec 07 2015
Regular contributor Howard Ross talks about how political correctness makes an impact on everything from presidential campaigns to everyday workplace interactions.
Monday, Nov 09 2015
Metro will have gone nearly a year without a permanent general manager when Paul Wiedefeld takes over the troubled transit agency. We talk with workplace expert Howard Ross on how executive uncertainty impacts workplaces.
Monday, Nov 09 2015
The president at the University of Missouri announced plans to step down today, after a series of racial incidents at the school brought his leadership into question. Diversity consultant Howard Ross joins Kojo to explore what's fueling the debate and what it reveals about power on college campuses in America.
Monday, Sep 14 2015
Howard Ross is back. We consider the growing gap between blue and white collar workers and the shifting expectations employees in each category are facing.
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