A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
The D.C. region is home to a complex blend of communities from around the globe. These cultures contribute to the local fabric of the area in countless ways, from cuisines to music. But conversations about culture can be sensitive when people discover certain aspects of culture for the first time. Kojo explores the coinage of the phrase “Columbusing,” which describes instances of white people “discovering” elements of cultures that have long been a part of communities.
- Monica Bhide Food writer; author, "Karma And The Art Of Butter Chicken" (Bodes Well Publishing, September 2016)
- Andrea Nguyen Author, "Into the Vietnamese Kitchen" and "Asian Dumplings" (Ten Speed)
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