WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Unconquered Tribes of the Amazon

Very few uncontacted tribes remain in the Amazon, and as their rainforest home disappears, encounters with outsiders have increasingly been marked by violence. Journalist and author Scott Wallace chronicles a dangerous expedition to find and protect a tribe known as "The People of the Arrow," among the last survivors of the ancient cultures that once thrived in the region long before the arrival of Columbus.

Peru Releases Footage of Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe

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A Conversation With "Broad City" Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.

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New Approaches To Tackling Local Youth Hunger

The First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe and other regional leaders are exploring new, innovative ways to combat local food insecurity.

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What Washington Really Thinks of the Rest of America

Kojo explores the surprising findings of a Johns Hopkins survey on what D.C.'s federal workers and unelected policy makers really think of the American public.


Researchers Build 'Nightmare Machine'

An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.

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