The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Monday-Thursday Noon - 2 p.m. (ET)

Kojo also hosts The Politics Hour Fridays Noon - 1 p.m. (ET)

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

Legal Maneuvers on Same Sex Marriage in Virginia

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

In Virginia, same sex marriage is in legal limbo, and both sides are looking to the Supreme Court. We hear from a legal advocacy group seeking to uphold state's rights in defining marriage.

Slave Resistance and the American Revolution

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:29 p.m.

Kojo and University of Houston historian Gerald Horne revisit the years leading up to the American Revolution to find out how slavery in North America and the British colonies influenced—and even motivated—the revolt.

Cupcakes to Quiche: How Food Trends Develop and Fizzle

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.
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From kale to cupcakes and fondue to We explore the economic and cultural factors that spark food trends and examine what makes some last while others fizzle out.

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Society

In Virginia, same sex marriage is in legal limbo, and both sides are looking to the Supreme Court. We hear from a legal advocacy group seeking to uphold state's rights in defining marriage.

Food

From kale to cupcakes and fondue to We explore the economic and cultural factors that spark food trends and examine what makes some last while others fizzle out.

Producer's Picks

Pumpkin, Apple, Mincemeat. Pie has no 'official' season, but fall is prime time for pies. With holidays approaching we'll talk fillings, technique and keys to the perfect home-made crust with expert bakers.

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More than a billion people worldwide have inadequate access to food. And a new report indicates a disturbing uptick in hunger within the U.S. We explore the challenge of combating hunger from a local and global perspective.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.