Public Affairs

FRIDAYS,  1PM. 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.

CONTACT: 612-354-3762 lydiahowell@comcast.net

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.

Sam Jasmine, host of the show, with her guide dog

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

If you wish to be added to the email list, email DisabilityAndProgress@tcq.net. No email addresses are shared.

The Filipino-American National News (FANN) is one of the only Filipino-American radio shows in the U.S. and airs every Sunday from 9:00 - 9:30 p.m. Central Time on KFAI-Radio, 90.3 FM Minneapolis and 106.7 FM Saint Paul. You can also listen to us online at www.kfai.org/filipinoamericannationalnews

FIRST PERSON RADIO was a weekly public affairs program of MIGIZI Communications that took  listeners to Indian Country, once a week.The program was discontinued in February 2018 when long time host Laura Waterman Wittstock decided to retire the show.

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Fresh Fruit, the longest running weekly Queer radio show in the country, has been live on KFAI Fresh Air Radio since May 11, 1978.

Fresh Fruit Collective Hosts:

1st Thursdays- Quinn Villagomez and guest hosts
General topics, Queer people of Color

2nd Thursdays - Roxanne Anderson & Quinn Villagomez and guest hosts
General topics, RARE Productions, Queer people of Color

3rd Thursdays - Dixie Treichel & John Townsend and guest hosts
Arts, Entertainment, Philosophy, Politics, Surprises

4th Thursdays - Keith Pederson & Trevor Charon and guest hosts
Politics, Health, Education, Literature, General

Engineers - Roxanne Anderson, Dixie Treichel, Quinn Villagomez, Trevor Charon

HmongFM: More than just a conversation – Bringing you Hmong Arts & Culture

On the air from 2006 to 2017, HMONGFM presented radio designed to inform listeners about the Hmong American experience.

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