Today's Shows
Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa crosses his arms in protest of the persecution of the Oromo people as he crosses the Olympic marathon line in Rio de Janeiro.

Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa crosses his arms in protest of the persecution of the Oromo people as he crosses the Olympic marathon line in Rio de Janeiro.

Thursday, Aug 25 12:34 p.m. (ET)

Olympic Marathon Medalist Faces Persecution In Ethiopia –And He’s Not The Only One

While many local Ethiopians have been following the persecution of protestors in the Oromia region, a recent act of protest at the 2016 Rio Olympic marathon finish line brought the issue to an international stage.

Most Recent
Construction has begun on the 3rd Street Bridge Project, which will hold up Capitol Crossing, five mixed-use buildings on three new city blocks.

Construction has begun on the 3rd Street Bridge Project, which will hold up Capitol Crossing, five mixed-use buildings on three new city blocks.

Wednesday, Aug 24 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Put A Bridge On It: Building New Connections In D.C.

A 2.2 million-square-foot, mixed-use project is being built over six lanes of I-395 in D.C.

Wednesday, Aug 24 12 p.m. (ET)

The Smithsonian African Art Museum Welcomes A New Neighbor

We talk with the director of The National Museum of African Art about its work with its new neighbor, an award it's bringing online this fall, and the future of museums more broadly.

Montgomery County's new school superintendent Jack Smith at the Drive for Supplies Celebration at Wootton High School.

Montgomery County's new school superintendent Jack Smith at the Drive for Supplies Celebration at Wootton High School.

Tuesday, Aug 23 12 p.m. (ET)

A New Leader For Montgomery County Public Schools

Kojo sits down with Montgomery County's new school superintendent to talk about the challenges ahead in one of the nation's largest school systems.

Montgomery County fire officials search the smoky  rubble of an apartment building after a blast injures 30 and displaces 100 in Silver Spring.

Montgomery County fire officials search the smoky rubble of an apartment building after a blast injures 30 and displaces 100 in Silver Spring.

Monday, Aug 22 12:40 p.m. (ET)

Montgomery County Government’s Response To Apartment Explosion

Local municipalities do their best to prevent emergency events. But when they do happen, like the recent deadly explosion at an apartment building in Silver Spring, local government has to respond quickly and effectively to address the short term and long term impact of the disaster.

A cholera-infected patient lays on a bed at the hospital in L'Estere, about 12 miles north of Saint Marc, Haiti.

A cholera-infected patient lays on a bed at the hospital in L'Estere, about 12 miles north of Saint Marc, Haiti.

Monday, Aug 22 12:08 p.m. (ET)

U.N. Admits To Role In Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

Top officials at the United Nations are acknowledging, for the first time, that their organization played a role in a cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti in 2010. The disease swept through the country as it was recovering from a catastrophic earthquake, just as the staff of the Kojo Nnamdi Show arrived to report on the disaster.