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  • William Matthew Little was active in civil right efforts for over sixty years.  As president of the Minnesota chapter of the NAACP, He organized busloads of Minnesota activist for the historic 1963 March On Washington. He has rallied for continued support of affirmative action and desegregation of the Minnesota Public Schools.

  • On this week's True Brit!, host Simon Husbands will be featuring a whole lorry load of XTC – including an interview with the band's bass player/singer/songwriter Mr. Colin Moulding! Colin has a new project with Terry Chambers, the drummer from XTC, called 'TC & I' – and Simon and Colin will be discussing that as well as other XTC related things! Join Simon and Colin Moulding, Friday night at midnight!

  • On Thursday, February 1st  one of KFAI’s longest running and best-loved programs will come to an end.  The Blueslady’s Time Machine, with host Rose Robinson, will conclude more than 25 years of weekly broadcasts.  

  • KFAI proudly presented a live broadcast of the Cedar Cultural Center's 5th Annual Drone Not Drones  concert from 7pm on Friday, January 26th to 11pm on Saturday, January 27th.

  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on FIRST PERSON RADIO on Wednesday, January 24, 2018  with her guests Jewell Arcoren, Velma Banderas, and children from the Wicoie Nandagikendan language immersion program in Minneapolis. The children will sing some songs to be presented at a winter celebration and we will talk about how the program succeeds in teaching language to the very young.

    1. Margaret Chavez – A Loupe (Goliad Media, Rock)

  • Bill Parker began volunteering for FPR's organization, MIGIZI Communications in late 1978. He came to the Indian community looking for organizations to volunteer for and someone directed him to us. He plowed right in, doing things like carrying sacks of potatoes for a community feast or quietly standing in the back of the room, ready to help. When he found out we would be training college students from the Journalism school at the University of Minnesota in radio skills, Bill said he could teach voice for radio.

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  • Join Laura Waterman Wittstock on FIRST PERSON RADO with her guest Mark Trahant as they cover the fast-moving national and regional news in Indian Country.Paulette Jordan announced she is in the running for governor of Idaho. Many other Indians and Alaska Natives are running for public office, including MN State Representative Peggy Flanagan who is running with Tim Walz in a crowded MN gubernatorial campaign field. 
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  • We live in difficult times, leaving far too many of us suffering from anxiety and depression, fear and anger.

    1. Spice Boys – Glade (PNKSLM, Rock)

    Spice Boys are the Swedish response to America's psych-punk boom of the last decade. Sure there are plenty of punk songs about not being social, but "I Don't Get Around" actually revels in it. After all, there doesn't seem to be much use in going out when you're a competent enough punk group to stick to the tried and true 2-minute-song formula on "Fuk Lov." RIYL: Makthaverskan, Thee Oh Sees, iceage