Wednesday, Sep 21 12 p.m. (ET)

Fela: Music Was His Weapon

Talk to almost anyone about artists and how they can influence world politics, and the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti comes to mind. But few in the US know his fascinating story...

Wednesday, Sep 21 12:45 p.m. (ET)

Remembering Joe Barber

For almost two decades, film reviewer Joe Barber was a regular on WAMU 88.5, joining Kojo (and before that, Derek McGinty) to recommend summer blockbusters and obscure indies. He was found dead Monday at his home at age 53. Kojo remembers...

Wednesday, Sep 21 1 p.m. (ET)

Urban Gleaning

Gleaning is alive and well in our region, and local food pantries are even expanding their programs to include taking what remains after farmer's markets and picking from local fruit trees.

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The Politics Hour — March 23, 2018

Friday, Mar 23 2018Montgomery 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.