WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Rasta & Reggae: Bob Marley's Legacy

In Jamaica, the transition from British colonialism to independence spawned an interest in Pan Africanism that influenced one of the world's most popular musicians: Bob Marley. The icon's granddaughter joins Kojo and a documentary filmmaker to explore the evolution of Marley's devotion to the Rasta spiritual path and his mission to unite the world through music.

RasTa: A Soul's Journey



Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

Graceful Losers Triumph, In Spite Of Defeat

One way or another, someone's going to lose on election night. And there's a graceful way to concede defeat, as Adlai Stevenson showed in 1952, and Al Gore did in the disputed 2000 election.

Wikileaks Dump Method: Sociologist Says Not All Leaked Passes Public Interest Test

Scott Simon talks to Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the perils of mass information releases, like the latest Clinton campaign email leak.

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