Podcast/Archive

We are rebroadcasting a show from January 9, 2017 because both interviews contain very important information. In our original broadcast we had to edit the Interview with Andrea James to fit our format, the podcast above includes the complete interview.

Families For Justice As Healing

At Families for Justice as Healing, they organize formerly incarcerated women to join the movement toward creating community wellness alternatives to incarceration that heals and rebuilds families and communities.
Their membership advocates for community wellness, public health alternatives to the current U.S. drug policies and legislation that focus on criminalization, the war on drugs and mass incarceration.

Host Keith Brown El talks with Andrea James of the Massachusetts based Families For Justice As Healing about their work with formerly incarcerated women to heal themselves and their community. Ms James also talks about the National Council of Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls with their efforts to keep women in contact with their children.

Andrea James
Email – [email protected] ashealing.org
Phone – 617-905-2026
website – http://justiceashealing.org/
website – http://thecouncil.us/

The Criminal Appeals Process With Attorney Kent Gipson
(Rebroadcast from August 2016)

For the past 30 years, Kent Gipson has focused his practice exclusively on representing citizens that have been accused or convicted of crimes at both trial and on appeal. Over the years, he has represented dozens of criminal defendants at trial before a jury. In recent years, the bulk of his practice has been devoted to appellate and post-conviction litigation in both state and federal courts in Missouri and in a few other states. Many observers and commentators have described the post-conviction process in state and federal court as a procedural minefield that lays traps for the uninformed or inexperienced prisoner or counsel. If a mistake is made or a deadline missed early on in the process, this could result in procedural bars in later post-conviction proceedings.

On this edition of Jaws of Justice Radio host Latahra Smith talks with local Appellate Lawyer, Kent Gipson about the criminal appeals process and the appellate system on the federal and state level. He will give us a basic understanding of the appellate system and why it is necessary. We hope to learn how it works and why sometimes it doesn’t work.

KENT E. GIPSON, LLC
121 East Gregory Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64114
Telephone number 816-363-4400, Fax number 816-363-4300
Website: http://kentgipsonlaw.com/

The calendar September 25th

The Jobs For Felons job fair will be held Thursday September 28th, Noon to 3pm at the KCPD East Patrol Station, 2640 Prospect Avenue, KCMO. This event is sponsored by Representative Brandon Ellington, the Full Employment Council, KC Police Department and others. For more information contact Representative Ellington’s office at 573-751-3129 or by email [email protected]


This week’s edition of Arts Magazine has Michael welcoming guests from the Lyric Opera to discuss their production of Eugene Onegin. Later, at 12:30, Mason Kilpatrick from the Charlotte Street Foundation will give us the details on their player/composer showcase, Times Not Listening. Join us on your lunch break for lively chat and to hear what’s on in Kansas City!

 


Is the third time the charm for Lego’s animated franchise? Well, even though the novelty is wearing a bit thin, “The Lego Ninjago Movie” is, for the most part, cheeky, colorful fun.

 

Jackie Chan leads the voice cast as Master Wu, who serves as mentor and inspiration for a group of wisecracking ninjas who protect their city from a none-too-bright evil warlord. Dave Franco, Fred Armisen, Olivia Munn and Justin Theroux lend voice support.

 

It plays a bit like a video game hyped up on caffeine. Adults may find the whole enterprise too noisy and familiar, but the kids who know the toys and the video games should revel in the zippy action.

 

The decadent comic book spy movie “Kingsman: The Secret Service” was an over-the-top surprise hit in 2015. The word “over” can apply a lot to, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” as well. It’s overlong, overly silly and an exercise in overkill.

 

Four Oscar winning actors get mired in a plot so absurd that it makes James Bond look austere by comparison.

 

Also opening this week, Jake Gyllenhaal stars in “Stronger,” a true story about a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. “Rebel in the Rye” is a drama about author J. D. Salinger and his relationship with socialite Oona O’Neill. Nicholas Hoult and Zoey Deutch star. “Friend Request” is a teen horror flick involving social media. “Dayveon” is a drama about an orphaned boy who falls in with gang members in rural Arkansas. “Zoology” is a Russian drama about a woman who suddenly sprouts a tail. “Trophy” is a documentary about big game hunting. “Lost in Paris” is a whimsical French comedy about a librarian and a bum. Ben Stiller stars in “Brad’s Status,” a comic drama about a man who compares his life to that of his ultra successful friends.


We’ll hear from some of the opposition on the ground in Tonganoxie about Tyson’s efforts to open a plant in Kansas, plus we’ll hear how the Heartland Tree Alliance is making our air cleaner.


Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky’s new horror allegory “mother!” provides meaty roles for Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer. But how good is this controversial thriller? Susan and Russ give us the lowdown.

TAKE TWO: “mother!”
Episode date : September 22, 2017
On Take Two
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When Trump cuts the federal budget, he’s cutting pensions for federal workers including postal employees. How bad are they, and what are federal worker unions doing to push back? We’ll find out this week on Heartland Labor Forum. Then, the average cost of college in Missouri is about $190,000. We’ll ask Germaine Moody, author of 50 Seeds of Greatness, if it still pays to go to college. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


The following statement of objectives is found on the first page of the NAACP Constitution – the principal objectives of the Association shall be:

  • To ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of all citizens
  • To achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States
  • To remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes
  • To seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights
  • To inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination
  • To educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise thereof, and to take any other lawful action in furtherance of these objectives, consistent with the NAACP’s Articles of Incorporation and this Constitution.

Dorothy Barnett, Executive Director and Rachel Myslivy, Assistant Director of Climate + Energy Project join host Richard Mabion.

Climate + Energy Project
Episode date : September 18, 2017
On EcoRadio KC
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