Saturday at 4:00 pm
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.
Lloyd C. Daniel, political and economic philosopher and theorist, discusses the Israeli occupation of Palestine September 6, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Lloyd C. Daniel, discusses the Israeli occupation of Palestine among other items, on Urban Connections, "broadcasting LIVE from Liberated Territory".
An excerpt from Lloyd Daniel's work has been recently published by Lexington Press in London. Lexington published a transcript of Lloyd's speech "The 2nd Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Food Fight! Makani Themba, ED, The Praxis Project, advocacy to advance health justice. August 30, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Makani Themba, executive director of The Praxis Project, a nonprofit organization helping communities use media and policy advocacy to advance health justice.
Food Fight! In Memoriam: Charity Hicks, Detroit human rights activist July 26, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Today on Urban Connections, we will rebroadcast segments of our February conversation with Charity Hicks and talk with Food Fight! co-host, Maria Whitaker,Program Director at Local to Global Advocates for Justice.
Local playwrights Cynthia Hardeman, Michelle T. Johnson and Teresa Leggard share insights and experience July 19, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Local playwrights Cynthia Hardeman, Michelle T. Johnson and Teresa Leggard talk about their upcoming Fringe production and their experiences as Black Women playwrights.
Food Fight! continues…Eric Holt-Giménez, Executive Director of Food First June 28, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Eric Holt-Giménez has been Executive Director of Food First since 2006. He is the editor of the Food First book Food Movements Unite! Strategies to Transform Our Food Systems: co-author of Food Rebellions! Crisis and the Hunger for Justice with Raj Patel and Annie Shattuck; and author of the book Campesino a Campesino: Voices from Latin America’s Farmer to Farmer Movement for Sustainable Agriculture and of many academic, magazine and news articles
Teresa Leggard, writer, editor, poet and playwright June 21, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Teresa Leggard is a writer, editor, poet and playwright. She’s also a member of The Writers Place, Kansas City’s own literary community center. Her upcoming plays “The Birthday” and “To Bed” will be staged at the KC Fringe Festival this July, as part of the productions Girl on Girl and More 4Play.
Shicagolyn Scroggins of Stand With Women/Organizing for Action discusses women living “Paycheck to Paycheck” June 14, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Shicagolyn Scroggins of Stand With Women/Organizing for Action discusses women living "Paycheck to Paycheck".
From Maria Shriver`s groundbreaking multi-platform "The Shriver report: A Woman`s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink"- in partnership with the Center for American Progress comes on HBO Documentary film about the story of our time, told through the life of one woman,
Pat Clarke, PAC 20 and community discuss Black On Black Crime Summit held at Southeast Fieldhouse, June 6th June 7, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Pat Clarke of PAC 20, (People's Action Committee of 20), and a coalition of community members, organizations, law enforcement and 5th district councilman Michael Brooks organized and facilitated the Black On Black Crime Summit on Friday, June 6th at the old Southeast (High School) Fieldhouse, Swope Parkway and Meyer Blvd., in Kansas City. Pat Clarke and other Summit participants discuss Friday's event on Urban Connections.
Food Fight! Local Greater Kansas City Food Activists March Against Monsanto 2014 May 31, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Food Fight! Local Greater KC Food Activists march against Monsanto 2014.
Dr. Lori Blankinship, ND, discusses “Food As Medicine” with co-host Sharon Valleau May 24, 2014 | 4:00 pm
Dr. Lori Blankinship, ND, returns to discuss "Food As Medicine" with co-host Sharon Valleau