Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.
They’ve lived in complete isolation from the modern world for centuries. But now, for the second time six weeks, a group of previously-unknown indigenous Indians emerged from the forest along the Peru-Brazil border. As their ancestral homeland is threatened, we meet a man who is often the first outsider to make contact with such indigenous peoples and find out what governments are doing to protect their rights.
- Ari Hershowitz Director, BioGems Projects, Latin America, Natural Resources Defense Council
- Jonathan Mazower Campaigns Coordinator, Survival International
Most Recent Shows
Kojo chats with two reporters who spent the past year following the launch of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School, D.C.'s new school for boys of color. Their stories are now featured in "Raising Kings," a collaboration between NPR and Education Week.
For the first time since 2009, more people are leaving the Washington region than arriving ––including millennials. Kojo sits down with researchers to understand why migration to D.C. has slowed, and how millennials factor into the makeup of the city.
Many gardeners think that cooler weather means an end to gardening, but our roundtable of urban farmers offers tips for maintaining your garden throughout the fall months and preparing it for spring.