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February 19, 2012
Mon February 20, 2012
Shariah Law, Freedom Is Now, Border War
The show for February 19, 2012. Click "Listen" to hear the entire show, see below for individual stories.
Emiel Cleaver, son of former mayor and Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, talks about his new documentary, Freedom is Now. The film tells how the black community came together to battle racism, organized crime and intimidation to gain political representation.
In the last year, a movement to limit or outlaw Shariah, or Islamic Law, has been gaining momentum in the United States. Legislators in Kansas, Missouri and 18 other states have signed petitions saying they need to prevent the spread of Islamic fundamentalism. Meanwhile, critics are trying to change this tide by changing perceptions of what Shariah Law really is.
Free health clinics have long been caring for people who have no health coverage and limited resources to pay for private care. That’s why services are mostly free. But a down economy and growing demand has many clinics – including a Kansas City mainstay - reassessing.
Whether you’re a Kansas Jayhawk or Missouri Tiger, the end of college rivalry between the two schools will be the end of an era. Hear how some fans around town are holding up now that the "Border War" may be no more.