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

KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 22 – 28

December 22, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 22 - 28

      This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 15 to Sunday, December 21. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the …

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The Brick: Faultfinder, Lazy, Vertigone, Jorge Arana Trio

December 18, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
The Brick: Faultfinder, Lazy, Vertigone, Jorge Arana Trio

Back at the end of November, (Sorry, we’re that far behind) we caught a show at the Brick featuring an ‘eclectic lineup’ to be put it lightly.  The show featured: Faultfinder, Lazy, Vertigone, and Jorge Arana Trio. See more Faultfinder …

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KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 15 – 21

December 17, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Jazz Calendar for December 15 - 21

             This is the KKFI Jazz Event Calendar for the week of Monday, December 15 to Sunday, December 21. This is shared for the benefit of jazz music lovers. Please check with the music venue to confirm details of the event.  …

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Starhaven Rounders at the Brick

December 15, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Starhaven Rounders at the Brick

Twas the night before Thanksgiving and all through the Brick, honky tonk country tunes were stirring courtesy of the Starhaven Rounders.  The show featured two sets of country standards that any classic country lover would appreciate.  Here’s some images: Click …

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KKFI is Listener-Supported Community Radio – Show Your Support Today!

December 15, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Donate at the End of the Year 2014

If you value the programming KKFI airs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, please show your tax-deductible support today. We’ll all be the better for it. Donate – http://www.kkfi.org/donate/

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Found A Job at Knuckleheads

December 11, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Found A Job at Knuckleheads

It was a hot and sweaty affair at the East Bottoms roadhouse Knuckleheads on Nov 21.  Found a Job, the local Talking Heads tribute outfit featuring members of a half-dozen different bands around town put on a great performance of …

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