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A look at gender, sexual identity and queer youth pervades this week’s show as we celebrate rainbow wimmin & have a spring fling on Fresh Fruit Thursday, March 15 from 7pm-8pm with hosts Dixie Treichel & John Townsend

KFAI celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, 2012 with 24 hours of programming presented by women from the Twin Cities. Archived programs from the day-long celerbation will be posted to the website in coming days. Stay tuned by clicking on the drop-down program schedule menu for “International Women’s Day 2012” to find the program you missed or just have to hear one more time!

Dr. David Stussy “Brain Doctor” will be live in the studio talking about his newest creation – the Adult Learning Program This program is for adults who have been in car accidents, have had concussions, ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Asbergers, or just having a difficult time making decisions.

The Adult Learning Program utilizes the latest brain technology to restore physical and mental well being.

Let Lady Griot “work the roots” and take you on a musical journey to help you form your own answer.

Is the Blues really only about a good woman losing her man, after five long years? Is the Blues about healing the sick and raising the dead? Does the Blues really tell you how to get your mojo working? The LadyJ Griot says yes….yes, it does. The Blues tells you all that and much more.

*Depression*—it’s been called “the common cold of mental illness” because so many Americans suffer from it every year. In 2006, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that one in twenty Americans over the age of twelve has suffered from depression.

Langston Hughes was a prolific writer with an ambiguous sexual identity whose influence has extended beyond his years. Tonight we honor him during Black History Month with discussing word arts and what it is like to feel like an outsider Tune into Fresh Fruit on Thursday, Feb.

Dr. Robert Melillo is in the Twin Cities speaking to families of children with neurobehaviorial disorders such as ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Tourettes, Aspergers and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Melillo will be “live” in the KFAI studios with Kinshasha on Health Notes Feb 6th.

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Michael Wallace Gonzalez talks with Kinshasha about his important work and the latest research on movement and the brain.

Sharpen your mind and get in shape at the same time, with an innovative new workout stimulating multiple areas of the brain as it strengthens and tones the entire body.

A significant number of young Somali Americans residing in MN have traveled back to their native country (Somalia) during the past couple of years. Some are Somali-Americans who were born in the U.S. and others came to the US at a fairly young age.

Kinshasha will talk with Melvin Anderson about his goal to end childhood obesity in Minnesota one community at a time.

As the founder and CEO of Youth Determined to Succeed (YDS), Minnesota’s most comprehensive youth health, fitness and wellness service organization Anderson will talk about the strategies that his organization is employing to help our youth.

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