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Kojo In Your Community: A Conversation About "Black Lives Matter"

The Kojo Nnamdi Show convened a community conversation in Prince George's County this week about the complicated relationships linking violence, law enforcement race and opportunity.

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Building A Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

The hunt continues for those behind the Paris attacks, as a growing number of regional and world powers agree on the need to unite against ISIS. Diane and guests discuss the prospects for an international coalition and the strategies on the table.

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D.C. Moves Forward On Rules Giving Public Access To Body Camera Video

Under a proposal approved by a D.C. Council committee, the press and public will be able to request footage from the thousands of body-worn cameras D.C. police officers will soon be outfitted with.
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New Strategies To Protect Yourself And Recover From Identity Theft

More than 17 million people in the United States reported having their identity stolen last year. The Obama administration is taking new steps to help consumers. Diane and guests discuss how to make yourself less vulnerable to hackers and what do to if your sensitive data is stolen.

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Murder Is Sign Of 'Disturbing' Increase In MS-13 Gang Activity, Prosecutor Says

Information shared by federal, state and local authorities points to an upswing in activity by the MS-13 gang,  says John McCarthy, the Maryland state's attorney for Montgomery County. A murder there in early November might be related to two others.

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John Grisham: "Rogue Lawyer"

Author John Grisham's new novel is about a street lawyer who carries a gun, lives out of a bullet-proof van and takes cases no one else will touch. The latest legal thriller from bestselling author John Grisham.

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The Latest On The Russian Plane Crash Over Egypt

President Obama says a bomb might have caused a Russian plane crash over Egypt. The latest on the investigation, possible ISIS involvement and what the incident means for air travel and security.

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Why More Federal Prisoners Will Be Released In Virginia Than D.C., Maryland

The U.S. Sentencing Commission has made a move to start releasing nonviolent drug offenders early in an effort to curb mass incarceration. But in the D.C. region, one state is expected to release by far the most inmates released. Why?

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Living And Dying While Black In America

Kojo chats with author D. Watkins about the impact of gun violence, poverty and aggressive law enforcement in urban communities.

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Jury Convicts Charles Severance In Northern Virginia Triple Murder Case

Former Alexandria resident and fringe political candidate Charles Severance has been found guilty of fatally shooting three prominent area residents in their homes over the last decade.

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