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.
Book publishers typically look for the next best-seller, but not everyone sees a novel’s value in its sales potential. We meet a publisher and author with a unique twist on the commerce of fiction: he’s giving books away for free. The catch? He wants you to donate to charity or to someone in need.
- Stona Fitch Founder of Concord Free Press; author "Give + Take" (Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press)
- Gregory Maguire Best-selling author "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West"; and the forthcoming book "The Next Queen of Heaven" (Concord Free Press)
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.