100 episodes

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show WAMU 88.5

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 126 Ratings

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is a daily talk show — a meeting space for curious Washingtonians to make sense of the communities where they live and work. We'll introduce you to the people shaping the present and future of the region, tap into fascinating local stories, explore overlooked local history, and meet up-and-coming talent from around the region.

    Saying Goodbye To The Kojo Nnamdi Show

    Saying Goodbye To The Kojo Nnamdi Show

    On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.

    • 52 min
    Author Briana Thomas On ‘Black Broadway In Washington D.C.’ And The History Of D.C.’s Black Culture

    Author Briana Thomas On ‘Black Broadway In Washington D.C.’ And The History Of D.C.’s Black Culture

    Kojo talks with author Briana Thomas about her book “Black Broadway In Washington D.C.,” and the District’s rich Black history.

    • 26 min
    Kevin Young Takes The Helm Of Smithsonian African American Museum

    Kevin Young Takes The Helm Of Smithsonian African American Museum

    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.

    • 23 min
    A Conversation With PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff

    A Conversation With PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff

    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.

    • 26 min
    Digging Into Maryland’s Past

    Digging Into Maryland’s Past

    After almost 90 years of searching, archeologists have uncovered St. Mary's fort, the founding site of the Maryland colony.

    • 23 min
    Kojo For Kids: WNBA Superstar Elena Delle Donne

    Kojo For Kids: WNBA Superstar Elena Delle Donne

    She led the Mystics to 2019 WNBA championship. Hear why she says, "life is more than a game."

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
126 Ratings

126 Ratings

stephjunk ,

everyone should be listening to Kojo

He brings balance and care to all his conversations

LadyBuddha ,

A Man Of Culture and Grace

Kojo is a gift to the DC Area. He shines a light on the real lives and diverse interests of the people who live here. He is a great interviewer and gets the most interesting useful information from his guests.

jgoitom ,

The best show on radio/tv

What a refreshing and engaging show! I love The Kojo show with the various topics and points of view. Objective view of current affairs and relevant topics everyone can relate to. Thank you and a nice change from MSNBC and Fox. Relaxing while also engaging!

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