KKFI is amazing – the entire idea of Community Radio is amazing!  KKFI is not part of any larger media conglomerate, KKFI is us, thanks to the efforts of volunteers who program and produce shows like Jaws of Justice.

The mission of Jaws of Justice Radio is to investigate how to achieve justice in America, and this includes issues of economic injustice, political injustice and the criminal justice system. We want to put a human face on those caught in the grasp of injustice and those who are part of an unjust system. We strive to dispel the misconceptions created by the news and entertainment industry, politicians and our educational system.

The numbers of innocent wrongfully convicted persons in our prison and jails is a minority of those we have put in custody.  But if there is even one innocent person who is innocent that is in prison, that person needs to be released.  Unfortunately, there is not just one.

WE GIVE TO YOU, YOU GIVE TO US – let’s share ears, hearts and dollars to keep our programming alive.

We open our hour with a broadcast of the TedX Talk given by Glenn North, Kansas City Cultural Leader, working for the Black Archives of Mid-America and the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Center.

His topic is Black Cultural Institutions as Spaces for Community Healing.

We hope you will listen.  On Jaws of Justice, we examine how to find justice in our society.  Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.

Please tune in

Calendar of Events 2-14-22

 Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free civil legal services to low-income and vulnerable people in Jackson CTY Missouri. Interested individuals can call 816-474-6750 to apply.

  • Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a very active group of Mothers and others. You can learn where their virtual meetings this week will occur at
  • MON, Feb. 14th, 3 PM, get to know the Willow on Facebook live, sponsored by the Willow Domestic Violence Center.
  • FRI, Feb. 17th, noon, Empower Missouri’s online Friday Forum will be a discussion with national experts about police budgets and local control. Register at
  • FRI, Feb. 17th, 6 PM, The Vote Collectors an online program shown by KCMO Library, two years before a partisan duel over charges of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election, the issue exploded – in actuality – in the wake of a congressional race in North Carolina’s sprawling 9th District. A narrow victory by Republican Mark Harris was voided and a new election ordered amid findings that a Harris-employed political operative had carried out an elaborate ballot-harvesting scheme. In a discussion of their book The Vote Collectors: The True Story of the Scamsters, Politicians, and Preachers Behind the Nation’s Greatest Electoral Fraud, reporters and authors Michael Graff and Nick Ochsner explore a stunning scandal that became a sort of political Rorschach test. Republicans saw the episode as proof of voter fraud and fuel for believing it extended well beyond south-central North Carolina. Democrats noted, and still do, that evidence of such dishonesty is extremely rare and the perpetrators (and beneficiaries) in this case were Republicans. The culprit, McCrae Dowless, was charged with mishandling ballots, obstructing justice, perjury, and solicitation to commit perjury. He’s scheduled to go to trial this August. Ultimately, Ochsner says, “what happened in 2016 was the system working.” Graff is a reporter at Axios Charlotte. Ochsner is the chief investigative reporter at CBS-affiliated television station WBTV in Charlotte. Watch the presentation live online at
  • SAT, Feb. 19th, 9 – 11 AM via Zoom, the 2022 Virtual MO Women’s Network Legislative Retreat – join with women from over twelve organizations who have strong advocacy positions and who monitor and work to influence Missouri Legislative action.The Legislative Retreat allows organizations within the Coalition to share their activities with others at this free, open to the public, event. They will cover:

– a brief overview of their organization

-describe the current status of the most critical pieces of MO legislation they are following this session

-share dates of their advocacy activities- lobbying, town halls, etc.

Typical legislation being followed includes bills affecting: Gender Pay Equity Title IX; Education, Voter Registration and Voter Rights Human Trafficking, Gun Violence, Social and Economic Justice and many others

Contact Karen Francis at [email protected] regarding any questions.

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Meeting ID:  811 6620 0080

Passcode: 4264481

Stay safe. Practice physical distancing. Wash your hands. Please take care of yourself and others.  Thanks to all our listeners, stay close to your dial and stay well!   A crisis on the scale of the pandemic can reorder society in dramatic ways, for better or worse.  All of society pays a heavy price for decades of failing to create a rational system of health care that works for all of us.

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