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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 multilingual 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
voice.

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).

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Carmen C. Moreno calls from Mexico on the fund-drive show!
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February 10, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

Carmen C. Moreno calls us from her cultural residency in Mexico to talk about the border crisis, re-connecting with her family and the juxtaposition in conversations about colonization as told by Mexico vs. US.


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Poetry in Motion with Alex Martinez January 27, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

Tune in Sunday, January 27 for an awesome two hour show. Music, poetry, politics, randomness, and awkward silences are all in the agenda.


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Refugee Resettlement in KC amid the government shutdown + Women’s March 2019
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January 20, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

Judy M. Akers, Executive Vice President,and Abdul Bukar, Director of Refugee Resettlement Program from Della Lamb join us to discuss the affect of the current partial government shutdown on the refugee population in KC and we listen to Fran Marion (StandupKC) and Congresswoman Sharice Davids! <3


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Resilience and dance! January 13, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

KC had a serious snow fall and many lost power but the station POWERS UP THE 100,000 WATTS to entertain and educate you this afternoon, with live recordings...acoustic music and the spirit of rising up against all odds!

Join us for resilience and dance!

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Reflecting on 2018. January 6, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.

music and field recordings from 2018, including gatherings such as Keeping Families Together and Pro-Muslim immigrant rallies in KC....in the second hour we listen back to Alex Martinez and La Resistencia from a Dec 23rd, 2018 recording featuring brown queer poets in KC!


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Cuba: Alex Martinez with Ernesto Ariel Suarez December 23, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.

Alex invites Ernesto Ariel Suárez to talk about growing up in Cuba ... share stories, music, and maybe even some poetry for the listeners.

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Annual Solstice Winter Music Show! December 16, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.

Cold exteriors, warm interiors with Piper and nilufar!

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La Resistencia! December 9, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.

La Resistencia is a group of POC creatives living/working in the Kansas City area. they bring their words, our voices, our art, and our bodies to the community in order to show, share, and live the pride of our people....they are unapologetically intersectional.

Tune in to hear them!

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India Show! December 2, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.

Venkat joins us with news from the greater KC Desi community and shares the latest and oldest Bollywood hits!

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A KC blizzard to the soundtrack of the Scottish Lute! November 25, 2018 | 3:00 p.m.

Blizzard 2018 in KC has kept most of the programmers from driving in...but this one hoofed her way to make sure the sound stays strong and the community keeps warm next to the radio tubes! .... Re-broadcast of the Scottish Lute with Neal Shipe!

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