On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Early detection of Alzheimer’s — decades before symptoms show up — may be the key to beating a disease that plagues more than 5 million Americans. That’s one theme at an international conference on Alzheimer’s that wraps up Thursday in D.C. We’ll talk to local researchers and advocates about why African Americans are especially susceptible to the disease, how proteins in the brain contribute to its demise and what the prognosis is for finding a cure.
- Thomas Obisesan Professor of Medicine at Howard University
- William Rebeck Professor of Neuroscience at Georgetown University Medical Center
- Ana Nelson Vice President of Programs and Services at the Alzheimer’s Association
Most Recent Shows
Kojo talks with author Briana Thomas about her book “Black Broadway In Washington D.C.,” and the District’s rich Black history.
Poet, essayist and editor Kevin Young is the second director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. He joins Kojo to talk about his vision for the museum and how it can help us make sense of this moment in history.
Ms. Woodruff joins us to talk about her successful career in broadcasting, how the field of journalism has changed over the decades and why she chose to make D.C. home.