Podcast/Archive

Coal is perhaps the dirtiest of energies.  So when local municipalities work to getting off coal, isn’t that a good thing?  What’s the fracking problem with natural gas?


One Struggle KC is a coalition of activists seeking to harness the energy of Ferguson, Mo. to connect the struggles of many communities. They are engaging the KC community in conversation on how all oppression is linked, to build solidarity and fight oppression together.

Julie Burkhart, executive director of Trust Women and founder of the South Wind Women’s Clinic in Wichita Kansas, joins Every Woman to talk about reproductive issues in the Kansas legislature this year. The conversations go beyond the legislature and into the history of women’s reproductive rights and the importance of them to women everywhere.

Trust Women
Episode date : February 28, 2015
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On this edition of “Trans Talk” on The Tenth Voice, we interview two young trans children, ages 7 and 8, and their parents.  We’ll hear what the children have to say about being trans, and explore the parent’s journey towards understanding their child.  We’ll also have a local trans therapist with us to discuss some of the clinical processes involved with treating young transgender children.


“Leviathan,” one of the Oscar nominees for Best Foreign Language Film finally arrives in KC theaters.
Freeze Frame: Leviathan
Episode date : February 27, 2015
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Susan and Russ take a look at “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” a spy spoof based upon a popular comic book.
Take Two: “Kingsman: The Secret Service”
Episode date : February 27, 2015
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Americans pride themselves on our freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution, but few realize that when they enter the workplace, their civil liberties are left outside. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll ask why the boss gets all the rights. Tune in Thursday, at 6 pm–re-broadcast Friday, at 5:00 a.m.


What Is The KCPD’s Crisis Intervention Team All About?

The Kansas City Police Department had a meet the public gathering at Palestine Baptist Church back in December. JoJR was there and met some officers that we thought the public should get to know. The Crisis Intervention Team works with officers that have had traumatic experiences or may be experiencing PTSD. We will find out about how officers are evaluated after traumatic experiences and if there are any specific evaluations they must take to join the force.

Host Melvin Merritt talks with Captain Brad Deichler, of the KCPD CIT. Captain Deichler was in charge of CIT but has moved over to recruitment not too long ago so he should be able to talk to requirements for applying to the police academy as well.

Captain Brad Deichler
Commander Employment Unit, KCPD
Phone – 816-234-5407 (w) 816-547-6550 (c)
email – bradley.deichler@kcpd.org

Ron Brooks – A Look Back At What He Learned As Pastor Of Grand Ave, Temple

Pastor Ron Brooks learned a lot during his time at Grand Ave. Temple. He also got to know and love his parishioners and they him. Serving the poor and homeless gives one a unique perspective on not only society’s misaligned priorities but what one has been granted personally. We will see how Pastor Ron is handling retirement and what his wife has him doing now that he is around more.

Host Richard Tripp talks with Pastor Ron Brooks formerly of the Grand Avenue Temple in Downtown KCMO


Recent News

Willie Nelson Live at Starlight Theatre

July 7, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Willie Nelson Live at Starlight Theatre

Willie Nelson’s set to a sold-out crowd at Starlight Theatre was gloriously unceremonious.
By Jared McNett

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“Heavenly Father”- Bon Iver

June 30, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Heavenly Father"- Bon Iver

Indie folk outfit Bon Iver’s first new effort, “Heavenly Father”, is an aching, stuttering effort of great uncertainty.

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“The Bullfighter Dies”- Morrissey

June 19, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"The Bullfighter Dies"- Morrissey

On the rousing new single “The Bullfighter Dies”, indie legend Morrissey’s well of sympathy has run dry and he’s left celebrating the tragedy of another.
By Jared McNett

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KKFI Recognized Among Public and Community Radio Stations

June 11, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Recognized Among Public and Community Radio Stations

KKFI was recognized June 4 by internationally-distributed Paste Magazine on a list of the Top 10 most unique public and community radio stations. The recognition cited KKFI “…for variety,” adding that “Kansas City is known for its wide range of musical preferences, and has become a hub for concert tours in the Midwest. Fittingly, this station has offered a wide variety of programs, based around anything from rap to psychedelic, since 1988. Also involved in local and national goings-on, the station offers podcasts on environmental issues, women’s concerns, and local arts.”

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“Tambourine Light”- Woods

May 28, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Tambourine Light"- Woods

Woods’ quietly aching “Tambourine Light” engenders comparisons to the Byrds while traveling its own shimmering path.
By Jared McNett

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‘Small Victories’- Chris Shelton

May 14, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
'Small Victories'- Chris Shelton

Kansas City artist Chris Shelton’s ‘Small Victories’ EP paves its own lane in a crowded post-rock genre and takes its time doing it.
By Jared McNett

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