WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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Business Licenses And DC's 'Vintage' Stores

Should stores selling vintage furniture, secondhand books, or old records be regulated as "pawn shops" by the District? This is just one question being explored after several small businesses complained of a crackdown based on a 1904 law requiring stores that sell used goods to carry a pawn shop license. Join Kojo to find out what's going on.

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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The American University Museum

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

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Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now encouraged at some upscale urban restaurants catering to wealthy young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
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Do Fact Checks Matter?

Voters' minds are stubborn, and politicians habitually spout falsehoods. That doesn't mean fact-checking is a failure, though.
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This Afternoon, Elon Musk Unveils His Plan For Colonizing Mars

In a speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, the billionaire tech entrepreneur is expected to detail his vision for sending humans to the Red Planet.

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