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.
In 1978, Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man ever elected to public office in the US, was assassinated by a former colleague on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. A new film starring Sean Penn is being released to mark the 30th anniversary of his death. Kojo Nnamdi Show Managing Producer talked with human rights activist Cleve Jones, one of Milk’s real-life surviving friends who served as a historical consultant on the movie.
- Cleve Jones Historical consultant on Milk: The Movie; gay rights activist; creator of the NAMES Project and the National AIDS Memorial Quilt; author of "Stitching a Revolution" and community organizer
Most Recent Shows
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.
As D.C. and jurisdictions around the region put in their pitches for Amazon's second headquarters, we explore what winning that bid would mean for the region, and what it might cost taxpayers.