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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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Revitalizing Innercity Homes
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May 24, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Marvita Oliver interviews Nicole Davis, a recent KC replant from Maryland, in this installment of revitalizing KC's neighborhoods. Ms Davis explains how revitalizing our neighborhoods will help make our children better citizens.


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Radioactive Twofer: Money in Politics & Violence Against Refugees
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May 17, 2016 | 06:00 pm

This two segment program features Mary Lindsay and Tom Huffman discussing the corrosive role that Big Money plays in politics followed by a conversation with Ira Harritt of the American Friends Service Committee about the upcoming community forum entitled Confronting Extremist Violence, The Refugee Crisis and Fear: Faith Responses.


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Diversity and the Law
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May 10, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Join host Brian Noland with attorney Malik James and guests to discuss diversity issues in the law and legal profession, diverse views on President Donald Trump, and more...


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Revitalizing Homes Saves Our Children and Our Neighborhoods
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May 3, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Nicole Davis, a recent KC replant from Maryland is back in town. She finds herself an outspoken observer of KC's key players from our politicians to its organizations that have solutions for the housing issues in KC, like UMKC's Center for Neighborhoods.


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America on the Couch Part 2: Is America Having a Political Nervous Breakdown?
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April 26, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Is America having a political nervous breakdown? Author and journalist Pythia Peay returns for Part 2 of a discussion of her book, America On the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture. The discussion will examine the forces behind the Trump phenomena, with a Jungian analysis of the current state of the American psyche, especially focusing on the breakdown of long held American myths.


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America On the Couch: Why Is This Election Year So Crazy?
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April 19, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Author and journalist Ms. Pythia Peay will discuss her book, America on the Couch: Psychological Perspectives on American Politics and Culture. We will explore some important aspects of the American psyche, how our collective psyche is reacting to modern day stresses and strains and the resulting political polarities, including the forces behind the popularity of Donald Trump.


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Revitalizing Kansas City: One Neighborhood at a Time
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April 12, 2016 | 06:00 pm

RadioActive host Marvita Oliver interviews Associate Professor Dr Jacob Wagner, Executive Director-Center for Neighborhoods, UMKC. Dr Wagner will discuss the importance of neighborhoods in Kansas City. Neighborhoods throughout the Kansas City region are critical to the health of our metropolitan area and our economy. Neighborhood leaders and organizations provide an important group of engaged citizens seeking to improve the city. However, these organizations often lack capacity, technical and planning expertise, and the resources to implement local action plans. Through the Center for Neighborhoods, we seek to provide a catalyst for positive community change through capacity-building community economic development and neighborhood stabilization and development.


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Killed by KC Police: Tragic Case of Ryan Stokes
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April 5, 2016 | 06:00 pm

In the early morning of July 28th, 2013, one year before the events in Ferguson MO, Ryan Lee Stokes, 24 year-old black male, was shot from behind and killed in the Power and Light District, after HIS COMPANION had been falsely accused of stealing a cell phone. Ryan Stokes, father of a toddler baby girl, was unarmed. Autopsy showed no alcohol or drugs in his system. The police officer was not disciplined...rather he received a commendation for dedication to duty


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Houses for $1.00: Reviving KC One House at a Time
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March 29, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Ted Anderson, Executive Director of KC Land Bank, discusses the initiative to revive inner city KC by selling abandoned houses for $1.00, an effort to strengthen and improve the quality of inner-city neighborhoods.


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Bernie’s Problems and Election 2016 Updates
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March 22, 2016 | 06:00 pm

Guest Dr. Nathan Madden, PhD in political science from MU, and Radioactive host Brian Noland discuss cooling the Bern, Bernie Sanders's big problems, and provide an election update after Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's upset victories on March 15, 2016.


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