Sunday at 3:00 p.m.

Global Roots Radio

The mission of Global Roots Radio is to showcase the various ethnic, immigrant and hyphenate communities in the greater Kansas City area. Global Roots is a bi-lingual magazine show
featuring the music and public affairs, language and culture of various ethnic
communities, in their own voice.

Global Roots aims to provide a venue for the many immigrant and second generation communities in the Kansas City metropolitan area to showcase their culture, music and language, in their own

The program invites guests, to air music from their own collections, and speak about their communities in KC and back home. (Engineering and technical expertise provided by KKFI/Global Roots Crew).

Upcoming episodes

Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance – 70th Annivesary August 9, 2015 | 3:00 p.m.

On the 70th anniversary of the US Atomic Bomb being dropped on Nagaski, we present a special program remembering both Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Dianne Daugherty, an expert in Japanese culture, shares music and culture of Japan. Gayle June, whose mother was present in Nagaski on that fateful day, shares his story. His son Nathan, now in his 30s, reads an interview that he did with his grandmother for a high school project.

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Indian Independence Day August 16, 2015 | 3:00 p.m.

Freedom is in the air! Come, traverse the path of Independence of India from British Rule. India became independent on Aug 15, 1947. In our special Bollywood edition of Global Roots Radio program, host Venkat Manda returns with brief glimpses into the freedom struggle and brings you the movie songs that have inspited millions then and since then. Sunday, Aug 16, 2015.

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