Wednesday, Oct 01 12 p.m. (ET)

The Paper vs. Plastic Debate Goes Local

"Paper or plastic"? It's a simple question we hear every time we go into the grocery store. But for a growing number of cities, it's become a public policy issue. Baltimore officials are weighing a fee or an outright ban on plastic bags in...

Wednesday, Oct 01 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Exploring Ethnic Neighborhoods Through Food

Ethnic communities throughout the Washington area contribute to the region's cultural diversity and vibrancy. But these ethnic pockets aren't always located where you expect them to be. Join Kojo as we explore how food and restaurants tell...

Wednesday, Oct 01 1 p.m. (ET)

A ‘Different’ History of Sport

Some people watch sports to escape from politics. Many of America's most popular athletes take great pains to avoid being political, even when they're under pressure to stand up on heated issues. We talk with sportswriter Dave Zirin about...

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