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Urban Connections


Urban Connections conducts guest interviews covering issues affecting 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.






Upcoming episodes

Own Your Glow with Latham Thomas December 16, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Latham Thomas, aka Glow Maven, is a celebrity wellness/ lifestyle maven and birth doula- transforming not only how women give birth to their babies, but how they give rise to the best version of themselves.

She is the founder of Mama Glow ( a lifestyle brand and highly regarded website offering inspiration, education, and holistic services for expectant and new mamas.

Latham is best-selling author of “Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy,” a go-to wellness guide for expecting mothers.

We are discussing Latham's second book, "Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminous Living And Crowning The Queen Within” debuted September of 2017, Hay House.

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Life of a Jazz Artist
October 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Kansas City's own jazz artist extraordinaire and activist, Lisa Henry, joins us to discuss her life as an international musician and passion for jazz in Kansas City.

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Take Note KC
October 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Community engagement consultant with Take Note KC, Timothy Holman, Jr., joins us to discuss the educational landscape in Kansas City.

Take Note KC is a 3 year initiative aimed at taking an in-depth look of where we are, how we got here and where we need to go with education in our communities.

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Q&A With Dr. Cornel West, KKFI live broadcast from UMKC School of Law
October 7, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Dr. Cornel West will be answering questions related to his work in a Q&A session, broadcast live on-air at 90.1FM, KKFI, from UMKC School of Law, broadcast live, starting at 3:30pm CST, on KKFI's Every Woman and Urban Connections programs.

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Urban Connections Indivisible KC
February 4, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Urban Connections talks with Emily Regal of the organization Indivisible KC.

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How to Buy A Home Part 4 The Appraisal
January 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm

How to Buy a home Getting your property appraisal with Beverly Easterwood. Mrs. Easterwood is a certified commercial and residential appraiser.

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Trump Protests and Executive Orders
January 21, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Urban Connections discusses President Trumps First Day Executive Orders.

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How to Buy a Home Session #3 Home Inspection
January 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm

KKFI Urban Connections How to buy a Home Session #3: The Home Inspection with Richard Scroggins, Certified by ASHI.

Richard Scroggins is an ASHI Inspector who has met the rigorous requirements to be a provider of The ASHI Experience, a professional home inspection that combines the highest technical skills with superior customer service.

A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home. This is carried out by a home inspector, who usually has the training and certifications to carry out such inspections.

Kansas City MO 64118

Additional services offered :

Electrical Systems
Plumbing Systems
Structural Systems

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How to Buy a Home Week #2
January 7, 2017 | 4:00 pm

Urban Connections Session on How to Buy a Home Session #2 with Toni Choate

Toni Choate is a resident of Kansas City, her education and licensure credentials: Career Education Systems – Real Estate Education licensing for the State of Missouri, The University of Missouri Kansas City, BA in Psychology with a minor in film studies, MCC Penn Valley Campus, A.A. Liberal Arts, graduating high school from Bishop Hogan High School.

She is currently a member of National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) Realtist, Greater Kansas City Association of Real Estate Brokers (GKCAREB) Secretary of organization, National Association of Realtors (NAR) Realtor, Missouri Realtors, and Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors (KCRAR) were for the past 4 years she has served on Missouri advocacy committee where she has served on advisory committees on the boards behalf.

At present Toni is a sales consultant with Keller Williams Realty Partners, Inc. licensed and serving Missouri.

Toni is a strong advocate for homeownership for those that want to own; and a passionate believer that everyone should take it upon themselves to be well informed about the process to be able to make real choice. As a Real Estate consultant, she believes in the Win-Win. If clients/customers are educated about the process and is realistic about their capabilities. They will achieve the outcome that they desire and have a good home buying experience.

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How to Buy a House Week 1
December 31, 2016 | 4:00 pm

Urban Connection Series on How to Buy a Home with Brian Turner. Week 1
I have been in Mortgages for over 8 years. My clientele includes people with many different backgrounds. My schedule is flexible to accommodate the demanding lives of people today. I love helping first-time buyers, easing their worries and fears, and helping them get a foot in the door to home ownership.

I take pride in my reputation as an honest, straight forward professional, and I know that you need to hear the truth about your loan—not a lot of hype. With me, your questions are listened to and you get straight answers. My clients know that with me they get a Mortgage Advisor who generates more than business—Brian generates results.

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Kansas City Public Schools Office of Students in Transition
December 10, 2016 | 4:00 pm

Conversation with Melissa Douglas, Kansas City Public Schools Office of Students in Transition

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Donna Wolfe | Email me

A biography of Donna will be available soon.

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