WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Your Turn: Aftermath Of The Navy Yard Shootings

On Monday, a rampage by a former Navy reservist and military consultant left 13 dead, including the shooter. The incident raised questions about mental health services and overall security at military facilities. The week also brought a U.N. report on chemical weapons use in Syria and more political fallout from leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. And Congressional gridlock could lead to a government shutdown if a budget deal isnt reached by Sept. 30th. It's your turn to weigh in with questions, comments and thoughts on the week's headlines.

Weigh In On The Week's Headlines

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Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So Much

Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.
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Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.
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Texas Textbooks And Teaching The Civil War And America's History Of Racial Segregation

This fall five million public school students in Texas will use textbooks that critics say misrepresent the Civil War and the nation's history of racial segregation. The battle over how the Civil War is taught in public schools.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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