Public Affairs

FRIDAYS,  9 AM, EXPANDED TO ONE HOUR  local writer Lydia Howell explores local culture, art, and activism with interviews and special features. She won the PREMACK AWARD FOR PUBLIC INTEREST JOURNALISM for her investigative reporting on homelessness in (the now defunct) PULSE NewspaperLydia is a long time denizen of KFAI who also writes for various communicty newspapers and online publications.

Listen each Tuesday for stimulating conversations with Al McFarlane and community leaders about issues and events in the Black community and the community at large.

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DISABLED AND PROUD is the radio show that brings you insights into, ideas about and discussions of disability topics. Disabled and Proud is hosted each week by Sam.

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The Filipino-American National News (FANN) is one of the only Filipino-American radio shows in the U.S. and airs every Sunday night from 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. Central Time on KFAI-Radio, 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM Saint Paul.

Co-hosted by Alan Bungue and Ramon Hough, FANN provides a platform to discuss and hear more about Filipino news, music, community events, and important issues affecting the Filipino community. You can also listen to interviews of Filipino community leaders, artists, activists, athletes, scholars, authors, musicians, etc.

First Person Radio is a weekly public affairs program of MIGIZI Communications that features news headlines and interviews with leaders and groups from Indian Country.

Contact us with thoughts and suggestions: 612-387-4915 and download weekly programs on

Gazillion Voices Radio features conversations between Kevin Haebeom Vollmers and guests who represent the adoptee, foster care, POC, immigrant, and LGBTQ communities.  Kevin and guests cover a variety of topics, including adoption, race, culture, identity, art, politics, performance, and social movements.  The program is a parntership between KFAI and Gazillion Voices magazine.  


Jumping borders of language, culture and heritage, Doug Cain brings music from around the globe - with occasional commentary on events and issues. You can get a hold of him thru e-mail at .

"Come to the Circle" is the tag line of this show, Global Roots, KFAI's newest offering of world and electic music. It features the very best that KFAI has to offer by blending music styles to create a sound that reflects of all the world's tribes. Each program host has contributed music to this show that is representative of what their show offers, so Global Roots resonates with the variety and diversity we showcase at KFAI.

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La Voz del Pueblo es un show semanal que discute los temas importantes que impactan a la comunidad Latina en las ciudades gemelas. La meta de nuestro show es para unir,compartir & concientizar a la comunidad a traves de la radio difusora, ofreciendo informacion y recursos. Hacemos a traves de entrevistas con miembros de la comunidad y/o personas quienes son expertos en los temas discutido.
La Voz Del Pueblo is a weekly show that discusses importan topics that impacted Latinos community in the Twin Cities. the goal of our show is to unite, share,empower and sensitize the community through radio. offering information and resouses. this will be done via interviews with varios guess who have personal experiences or expertise on the particular issue. we strive to connect and provide voices to our community. the host of this show represent Mujeres en Liderzgo and Mesa Latina