Intersection

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Intersection - Organized Labor, Civil Rights and Protest in St. Louis with Clarence Lang

This week on Intersection, we talk with Clarence Lang, Professor of African and African-American Studies at The University of Kansas. Lang's book, Grass Roots at the Gateway: Class, Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis from 1936-1975 , explores St. Louis as an intersection of culture, economy and civil rights movements. Listen to the full story here:

Intersection - Organized Labor, Civil Rights and Protest in St. Louis with Clarence Lang

Intersection - A Conversation with District 44 Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch

This week on Intersection, we talk with Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch about her first session in the Missouri General Assembly. Republican Reisch represents District 44, which includes Northeast Columbia, Hallsville , Sturgeon and Centralia.The seat was formerly occupied by Caleb Rowden, who now occupies the 19th District seat in the Missouri Senate. Listen to the full show here: After this show ran, a listener wrote in asking how a family Rep. Reisch references in this interview could have a low income but not qualify for Medicaid, the number of insurers on the Affordable Care Act marketplace in Missouri, and high deductible healthcare plans. To help answer those questions, we spoke with KBIA health reporter Bram Sable Smith. Intersection's producers are Claire Banderas , Kelly Palecek and Abby Ivory-Ganja.

Intersection - A Conversation with District 44 Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch

Intersection - Back to School With Media Law, Superheroes and Poetry

This week on Intersection, we talk with three MU professors about their teaching and research in and outside of the classroom. From the First Amendment and social media to what superheroes can teach us about American history, we're learning from some of our region's fascinating educators. Listen to the full show here:

Intersection - Students Tell Stories Through Sound

This week on Intersection we talk with three students from the University of Missouri. Last fall Autumn Gholston, Daniel Litwin, Nora Thiemann and about 20 other students spent the semester exploring how to tell stories using sound in a digital storytelling class. In this episode we hear audio essays these three students produced about everything from friendship to surviving a tornado, and talk with them about stepping outside their comfort zones, writing in new ways and putting their storytelling skills to work. Listen to the whole show here:

Intersection - Origins of Community Policing and How it Looks in Columbia

This week on Intersection, we continue exploring what community policing looks like in Columbia, and where ideas about community policing come from. We talk with Daniel Isom, a former chief of police and professor of policing and the community at the University of Missouri in St. Louis, and with Clint Sinclair, the Columbia Police Department's LGBT liaison. We also learn how Columbia police officers are trained to identify bias when we sit in on an open-to-the-public version of the department's community policing training. Through our conversations, we learn about the origins of community policing and how it's developing in Columbia. Listen to the full story:

Intersection - Origins of Community Policing and How it Looks in Columbia

Intersection - Caleb Rowden Talks Elections and Plans for the Missouri Senate

This week on Intersection we talk with Caleb Rowden, the newly elected Missouri State Senator for District 19, which is made up of Boone and Cooper Counties. Rowden will replace two-term District 19 Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer. We talk about Rowden's tight race again Democrat Stephen Webber, healthcare, the University of Missouri, Planned Parenthood, ethics reform and his goals for the next four years. Listen to the full story here:

Intersection - Caleb Rowden Talks Elections and Plans for the Missouri Senate

Intersection - Community Outreach Police Work to Build Relationships in Columbia

This week on Intersection, we talk with Sgt. Mike Hestir of the Columbia Police Department's Community Outreach Unit, and Lorenzo Lawson, the executive director of the Youth Empowerment Zone. We explore what community policing looks like in Columbia, how the Outreach Unit began and Hestir and Lawson's hopes for the future. Listen to the whole show here, and read brief excerpts from our interviews below.

Intersection - Community Outreach Police Work to Build Relationships in Columbia

Exploring Proposed Voter ID Amendment with MU Law Professor Richard Reuben

Professor of law and journalism at the University of Missouri Richard Reuben discusses Constitutional Amendment 6 in Missouri, which appears on ballots today. KBIA's Molly Olmstead spoke with Reuben about how the proposed amendment could impact identification requirements for future voters, and how it relates to past voter ID laws.

Exploring Proposed Voter ID Amendment with MU Law Professor Richard Reuben

Intersection - Hawley and Hensley Differ Over AG Role, Qualifications

This week on Intersection, we're looking at the race for Missouri Attorney General. Josh Hawley is the Republican candidate, and Teresa Hensley is the Democratic candidate. Hawley and Hensley have different ideas of what an Attorney General's primary role should be, and we spoke with both candidates about how they see the job they're campaigning for differently. We also talked with Missouri experts about what an attorney general actually does, and how people can have different ideas about the job. Listen to the full story here:

Intersection - Missouri Senate Race for District 19

This week on Intersection, we're looking at the Missouri Senate race for District 19, which includes Boone and Cooper counties. Caleb Rowden is the Republican candidate. He was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012. Stephen Webber is the Democratic candidate, and he was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2008. We spoke with both candidates about issues such as voter ID, Medicaid expansion and creating jobs in mid-Missouri. Listen to the full show here:

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