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


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Jared McNett, Truman State Grad, Shares His Musical Insight

July 29, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Jared McNett, Truman State Grad, Shares His Musical Insight

Jared McNett, a recent graduate of Truman State in Kirksville, Missouri, has signed on to write music reviews for the KKFI 90.1 FM website.  He has written several reviews from nationally-renowned artists such as Jay-Z, Okkervil River, Willis Earl Beal, and …

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“Too Dry to Cry”- Willis Earl Beal

July 25, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Too Dry to Cry"- Willis Earl Beal

“Like much of Beal’s scant discography, it’s a contradictory affair. His mind is on heaven, but his body’s still stuck on Earth.”
By Jared McNett

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“Odd Look” (Remix) ft. The Weeknd- Kavinsky

July 24, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Odd Look" (Remix) ft. The Weeknd- Kavinsky

On the “Drive” soundtrack’s “Nightcall” Kavinsky wanted to show you “where it’s dark,” on the “Odd Look” (Remix) The Weeknd’s granted his wish.
By Jared McNett

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“Down Down the Deep River”- Okkervil River

July 15, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Down Down the Deep River"- Okkervil River

“It’s not alright, it’s not even close to alright,” Okkervil River traces the ups and downs of childhood on their new single.
By Jared McNett

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“Magna Carta…Holy Grail”- Jay-Z

July 11, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Magna Carta...Holy Grail"- Jay-Z

Jay-Z’s new album “Magna Carta…Holy Grail” has more in common with “House of Cards” than you might think. Find out why.
By Jared McNett

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“Without”- Sampha

July 10, 2013 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Without"- Sampha

London-native Sampha Sisay has worked with SBTRKT, Jessie Ware, and Drake, but now he’s stepping out on his own with the wobbling soul of “Without.”
By Jared McNett

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