Recent News

  • MADDADS, is a community organization that addresses and tackles social issues of the inner city, such as gang violence, drugs and prisoners who want to turn their lives around. KFAI’s Ivan Pfifer reports.

    The MADDADS:http://www.maddads.com/program is located at 3041 4th Ave S in South Minneapolis just off of Lake St.

    07-23-09

  • Last September, the FCC granted local radio station, KMOJ approval to boost their signal, more than doubling the station’s potential listenership in St. Paul and western Wisconsin. KFAI’s Adam Spencer spoke with KMOJ’s station manager about the upgrade.

    07-23-09

  • Poquito y Bueno’s July 23 webcast only show features an interview (the first in a three-part series) with our own Big Daddy of Flamenco, Minnesota-born guitarist Michael Hauser. We decided to present a condensed history of solo flamenco guitar music to accompany the interview series, and for this show we begin with recordings made when solo flamenco guitar-playing originated.

  • On Sunday, July 26, 7-8 p.m., First Nations Radio will be talking about a new technique called Somatic Experiencing that proposes that racism is a physiological phenomena, not a psychological one.

    Both Woon and Lee work with helping stressed, traumatized caregivers and change agents who want to recover their humanity so they can resume caring and activism from a position of joy and personal wel

  • 120 people from the United States and Canada crossed the border into Mexico with humanitarian aid to challenge the Obama administration’s restriction on travel to Cuba. Minneapolis resident Greg Clavey is one of four Twin Cities residents taking part in this mission. Clavey is making his second trip to Cuba with the organization Pastors for Peace.

  • 120 people from the United States and Canada crossed the border into Mexico with humanitarian aid to challenge the Obama administration’s restriction on travel to Cuba. Minneapolis resident Greg Clavey is one of four Twin Cities residents taking part in this mission. Clavey is making his second trip to Cuba with the organization Pastors for Peace.

  • The United Somali Movement held a news conference in Minneapolis the morning of July 21, 2009, to address the prior week’s indictment of two Somali men suspected of terrorism. The Movement’s Vice President, Aman Obsiye, revealed a statement on behalf of Somalis living in Minnesota and spoke up against common misconceptions regarding the issue.

  • The mystery of the missing Somali men continues to create a rift within the community. On Saturday, July 18, 2009, one group reacted to last week’s federal indictments of two Somali men. They protested al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based youth terror organization fighting in Mogadishu, and accused the organization of recruiting in Minnesota.

  • While the Obama Administration continues to push lawmakers for health care reform legislation, U.S. Representative Betty McCollum held a hearing on July 20, 2009, at the state capitol to hear what Minnesota patients, practitioners, and hospital and clinic administrators need from national health care reform.

  • While the Obama Administration continues to push lawmakers for health care reform legislation, U.S. Representative Betty McCollum held a hearing on July 20, 2009, at the state capitol to hear what Minnesota patients, practitioners, and hospital and clinic administrators need from national health care reform.

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