News & Public Affairs


KKFI’s public affairs programs magnify our mission, to “provide a broadcast voice to the voiceless.”  We fulfill the need for you, our community, to be informed about what is happening  on a local level and many of our programs provide you with an opportunity to voice your opinions and suggestions.

The program titles say it all, from EcoRadio, Guess Who’s Coming to Kansas City, Every Woman to Jaws of Justice , The Heartland Labor Forum and Urban Connections… to name a few!

Radio Active Magazine | 06:00 pm | Tuesday

Radio Active Magazine A locally produced program where activist groups in the Kansas City area present interviews, commentary, editorials, and other thought provoking content on a weekly basis.

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Sprouts | 12:00 pm | Thursday

Sprouts Sprouts Radio from the Grassroots is a 30-minute weekly program featuring radio programs produced at community radio stations or by other independent producers from across the country and sometimes around the world.

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Take Two | Fridays, 12:30 pm, Saturdays, 5:58 pm) | Thursdays

Logo for Take Two The "Take Two" short segment reviews independently made films and art-house movies currently showing in Kansas City. Take Two first went on the air in 2012 and is co-hosted by Russ Simmons, producer of the “Freeze Frame” short segment, and Susan Sanders.

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Tell Somebody | |

Tell Somebody "Tell Somebody" is a locally-produced weekly public affairs program on the air on KKFI since September 2005. Tell Somebody strives to provide in-depth coverage of international, national and local issues on important issues and viewpoints often ignored or distorted in the corporate media.

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The Tenth Voice (LGBT) | 1:00 pm | Saturday

The Tenth Voice (LGBT) The Tenth Voice is the Kansas City area's only weekly broadcast created by and for LGBTQIA people throughout the metro region. Listeners can tune in each Saturday at 1:00 PM. Each week our team of hosts and producers present interviews, information, music, news and features especially important to Lesbians, Gay Men, Bisexuals, Transgender and Allied collective communities.

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This Way Out (LGBT) | 2:00 pm | Saturday

THIS WAY OUT This Way Out leads off each week with NewsWrap, a summary of some of the major news events in or affecting the lesbian/gay community, compiled from a variety of publications and broadcasts around the world.

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This Week on Stage | 12:30 pm | Monday

This Week on Stage This short segment airs during the weekly "Arts Magazine" show. A more detailed description is coming soon.

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Urban Connections | 4:00 pm | Saturday

Urban Connections Urban Connections conducts guest interviews covering issues effecting our local, national, international and global communities from a Black perspective. Subjects include current events, trends, history, education, economics, science, political science, health, race, law and more.

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