Tope Folarin joins Kojo to talk about his debut novel, which follows a Nigerian American from boyhood to his young adult years as he navigates family, faith and identity. Plus, Folarin's path as a writer and D.C.'s literary scene.
Guest Host: Michael Martinez
D.C.’s mayor unveils a new crime strategy as the city’s murder rate passes 100 for the year to date. Maryland lawmakers reconsider the state’s “police bill of rights.” And Virginia’s Republican Party contemplates requiring candidates to sign loyalty oaths. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Michael Martinez Producer, The Politics Hour; The Kojo Nnamdi Show
- Cathy Lanier Chief, Metropolitan Police Department (Washington, D.C.)
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