Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
His memoir "The Color of Water", about growing up as the son of a black Baptist minister and a Jewish mother, spent two years on the New York Times Bestseller list. Now author and jazz musician James McBride joins Kojo for a discussion about his new novel, based on the Buffalo soldiers of World War Two.
- James McBride Author, Miracle at St. Anna (Riverhead Books); musician; composer
Most Recent Shows
How do we talk about gun violence when it's not in the form of a mass shooting? We held a student town hall to discuss how local kids deal with the threat of violence locally, and how adults can respond.
This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
In the wake of a deadly bridge collapse in south Florida, we're turning an eye to the safety of our own transportation, water, electricity, and other systems.