D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham talks about the George Floyd protests. Virginia Delegate Ibraheem Samirah talks about taking part in the demonstrations as an elected official. And D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen talks about election woes and police reform.
Nationwide, the restaurant industry reports the highest rates of sexual harassment. In a customer-focused, service-oriented and male-dominated workplace where many rely on tips to make their livings, employees often contend with harassment from both customers in the front of the house and co-workers in the back. Kojo explores what the problem of sexual harassment in the restaurant industry looks like locally and what can be done to address it.
More Listener Stories
"A Bartender Put A Roofie In My Drink:" Stories Of Sexual Harassment In Washington's Restaurant Industry - The Kojo Nnamdi Show
It's the dark side of working in the restaurant industry: propositions, groping, a roofie slipped into a drink, outright assault. The restaurant industry has the highest rates of sexual harassment of any industry in the nation. While many who have experienced it felt it was just the nature of the industry, that may change as ...
Most Recent Shows
How has the fight for racial equity changed in the last fifty years? And what happens next?
We hear from the D.C. winners of a national student essay writing contest addressing gun violence and what can be done to stop it.
As protests over police violence in D.C. continue, National Guardsmen from several states have been deployed in the District to quell unrest.