WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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Crack: The Drug That Consumed The Nation's Capital

For the past two decades, neighborhoods across Washington, D.C., have changed at breakneck speed. But underneath steep drops in crime and waves of new residents that came with those changes, many of these neighborhoods still bear the scars of the crack cocaine epidemic that consumed the district just a few decades ago. Kojo explores the legacy of the drug epidemic that ripped Washington, D.C., apart just a few decades ago with voices featured in WAMU 88.5's recent series on the story.

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At 75, Wonder Woman Lassos In A New Generation With An Ageless Fight

As the launch of the upcoming film coincides with the heroine's Comic-Con fandom, Wonder Woman appears to be hooking new fans for the same reasons she was birthed in 1941: justice, peace and feminism.
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For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?
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Green Party's Jill Stein Wants To Be 'Plan B' For Bernie Sanders Supporters

"I will feel horrible if Donald Trump is elected, I will feel horrible if Hillary Clinton is elected," says Green Party candidate Jill Stein. She says the two big parties lock out other voices.
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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

It's the first time for a solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe. Now it's en route to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — and you can watch the journey in a live video from the cockpit.

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