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March 26, 2017
Lezell is back! We’ve got lots of Hot Topics to cover:
KSU has a new president, Dr. M. Christopher Brown and the process is not without controversy. Dave Chappelle has a new deal with Netflix and two shows dropped this week. He talks about OJ and Cosby and some people didn’t think it was funny. YouTube sensation Auntie Fee passed away and we’ll talk about her time in the spotlight. PLUS, we’ve edited our one-hour show about Kentucky Charter School legislation down for one segment that addresses some of the hot button issues and clearing up some misconceptions.
March 19, 2017
Mattie Morton from the Div. of Youth Services issues an invitation for local business owners to host students for 6 weeks during the summer as part of the Summer Youth Job Training Program. All salaries are paid by the city, you just provide the opportunity to learn.
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Story Corps will be in Lexington through April. Our guest Stacey Todd invites our listeners to share a conversation with a loved one and have it recorded and sent to the National African American History Museum in DC. (Photo: StoryCorps Mobile Tour/Facebook)
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Guest co-host Treena Burnette talks Hot Topics with Sister Patrice. From Charter Schools, to On The Table, to Pretty Brown Girls, they cover it all in less than 20 minutes! (Photo provided by guest)
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March 12, 2017
Charter school legislation may become a reality in Kentucky. We’ll have guests who will help us understand HB520. There are both opportunities and challenges. Guests: Dr. Wayne Lewis, Executive Director of Educational Programs in the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; Rev. Clark Williams, Chairman of The People’s Campaign.
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March 5, 2017
Ron Spriggs developed an interest in the Tuskegee Airmen as an adult. Throughout his time in school and his time in the Air Force, he never learned about these great American Heroes. He’s been on a mission to increase the visibility of and interest in The Tuskegee Airmen ever since.
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Feb. 26 and March 5, 2017
Andrea James is our guest. She’s got information about ”On The Table”, a unique event where you gather friends to discuss the quality of life in Lexington. Happening March 15th.
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July 3, 2016
We are talking about the acceptance speech that has flooded your timeline all week. Actor Jesse Williams’ BET Humanitarian Award speech was epic and broke the internet. We’ll break it down and talk about the legacy of artists using their celebrity status to shed light on social justice issues.
Our experts sharing their knowledge and opinions:
The esteemed Frank X Walker, Kentucky’s Poet Laureate 2013-15 and Univ. of Kentucky Professor
The passionate Dr. Shauna Morgan, Poet and Diaspora Literary Scholar and Howard Univ. Asst. Professor
November 1, 2015
We’ll have a candid conversation about Black women and breast cancer. Statistically, Black women are diagnosed later resulting in less positive outcomes. Hear about the resources available for early detection and support for those diagnosed including information about Colors of Promise.
October 11, 2015
For the first time, Historian Mike Jones joins us to share the history of the Harlem Hellfighters, a league of Black fighter pilots who fought during World War 2. Jones will also weigh in on the debate about whether monuments to White Confederate officers should remain in public spaces. Originally aired August 2, 2015.
Be Bold’s Tanya Torp and Your Teen Key Conversations Hosts, Taylor Wilkerson and Jocquina Vaughn.
Key Conversations is proud to present our very first TEEN SEGMENT. Bryan Station High School students Talor Wilkerson and Jocquina Vaughn interviewed Ms. Tanya Torp founder of Be Bold, a Lexington based program founded to empower girls age 9-18. Listen for dates and registration for the September 26, 2015 conference.
September 28, 2014
Lexington’s own Adele Givens, a member of the Original Queens of Comedy, has come forward to share her feelings about the recent allegations by fellow comedienne Sheryl Underwood and her feelings about the public backlash from statements made by Underwood. Adele says the allegations are lies and she’s been hurt by the public perception of her. (Radio Edit)
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August 24, 2014
Twenty years ago, Lexington Police Sgt. Phil Vogel, killed 18 year old Tony Ferguson yet was never indicted on criminal charges.In an exclusive Key Conversations Radio interview, Mary says that the killing of her son was the beginning of a terrible trend.
Patrice Muhammad welcomes Juliana Richardson, Founder of The History Makers Program to talk about the future of the awarded series and efforts to utilize technology to bring the history of Black people to younger generations. ALSO, Mike Mashon from the Moving Images division of the Library of Congress joins Key Conversations to talk about the collaboration that Moving Images has with assisting History Makers in broadening their future audience. Tune in!
July 15, 2014
Join Your Hosts, Patrice K. Muhammad, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James as they welcome Elaine Wilson, the newest and first Black Woman President of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association and The President of the Lymon T. Johnson Alumni Association, Lee Jackson. ALSO… we’ll be talking about Same-Sex Marriage legislation and Disaster Preparedness Tune In!
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May 18, 2014
Election Week! Mayoral Candidates, Anthany Beatty, Danny Mayer and Mayor Jim Gray visit the Key Conversation Studios, PLUS, State Senate District 77 candidates Michael Haskins and George Brown… You don’t want to miss this week Key Conversation. Tune In!
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May 11, 2014
Tune in as your Key Conversations hosts welcome Parks and Recreations representative Alana Insko-Kelly, Julie Wrinn from The Kentucky Women Writer’s Conference AND Denise Brown, Director of the Les McCann Institute. PLUS What’s in the News with discussions about #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS and Lexington’s voter turnout.
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January 26, 2014
Lexington Mayor Jim Grey takes the Key Conversations “hot seat” prior to the State of the Merged Government Address, you don’t want to miss this interview with your hosts, Patrice K. Muhammad, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James! PLUS, Did Lexington prepare for winter? Why are the utility bills REALLY skyrocketing….. you got to listen to this!
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January 19, 2014
Lee Jackson and Chester Grundy! …. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration! ….. Lexington! PLUS, Patrick Mitchell from the cast of the acclaimed play, The Meeting, stops by to tell us about a new theater company coming to Lexington! We’ll talk about the new High School scheduled for the city of Lexington and the on-going fight to pass House Bill 70 (HB70). Be informed… Tune In!
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January 12, 2014
Unusual weather trends strike across the globe. Alva Muhammad Muhammad, Disaster Preparedness Specialist to he Nation Of Islam, offers some tips to get you ready for 2014… PLUS The 2014 elections are coming up! Learn about who is running and for what offices. All this and What’s In The News! Key Conversations Radio… Tune In!
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January 5, 2014
It’s the 1st show of the new year! Your hosts, Patrice K. Muhammad, Andrea James and Lezell Lowe bring in the new season with guests Devine Carama, Bianca Spriggs and a ‘What’s In The News’ line up that you surely don’t want to miss. KEY CONVERSATIONS! ….Talk to me!
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December 29, 2013
Happy New Year! This week, Harriette Cole brings Holiday Etiquette to Key Conversations PLUS… New Year traditions from Suriname to the Netherlands! Join your favorite Key Conversations hosts for fun past interviews AND REMEMBER… Key Conversations Radio returns with a fantastic season of guest interviews Sunday, January 5th On the 7’s!
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The Best of Key Conversations from 2013! Interviews with Award Winning Photo Journalist and Lexington’s Own, Jahi Chikwendiu… PLUS some awareness interviews that you will want to keep in mind going into 2014… Tune in!
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December 15, 2013
Join Your Host for some of the most provoking and interesting interviews or 2013! This week, Reginald Thompson shares words from his acceptance speech as Kentucky State Senator -Elect for the 13th District of Lexington! Plus… some Lexington and Central Kentucky guests that are sharing information you surely do not want to miss…. Key Conversations!
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December 1, 2013
There will be a Special Election on December 10th to decide who will fill the 13th State Senate District seat. Candidates, Reginald “Reggie” Thomas and Michael Johnson join your hosts Patrice K. Muhammad and Andrea James to present platforms and discuss issues concerning Lexington and the 13th Senate district. PLUS Frank Harris, Mothers’ Against Drunk Driving State Legislative Affairs Officer stops by to talk about their efforts to get Kentucky’s State Legislature to pass a bill requiring convicted drunk drivers to use an ignition interlock during a probationary period that would keep them from driving impaired.
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November 24, 2013
Join your hosts Patrice K. Muhammad, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James for coverage of the upcoming SPECIAL ELECTION on December 10th AND in-depth discussion on the life and achievements of famed Jockey, Isaac Burns Murphy with author of “Prince of Jockeys”, Dr. Pellom McDaniels III. Listen Now!
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November 17, 2013
Special Election Coverage! Plus Ben Self discusses Blue State Digital and his work with the Democratic Party AND Fire Battalion Chief , Joseph Best warns us about holiday fire safety. All on Key Conversations…Listen now!
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November 10, 2013
Mark York from the Division of Environmental Quality talks about the upcoming Sanitary Sewer Projects and the EPA decree on Lexington and It’s Diabetes Month! Helen Overfield informs us about the disease, AND What’s in the news… The Lexington Fund Balance and the Lexington Tattoo Project. Key Conversations!
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November 3, 2013
Your Hosts welcome Jeremy Kisling from The Lexington Children’s Theater to talk about the First Lyric Theatre collaboration, Anansi The Spider” , Special Election coverage AND Black-O-Nomics author Jim Clingman stops by to talk about Black Dollars and this spending season ….Tell your friends!
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October 27, 2013
Patti Collins visits to tell all about The I-GiVE-A-FUNK campaign, Lawrence Kisner talks about The Affordable Care Act PLUS a Key Converations Classic with former UK Professor and Author, Jacobi Willams …Tune In!
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October 20, 2013
Key Conversations welcomes Dr. Stephen Voss discuss the government shutdown realities and the deal Mitch McConnell made with democrats AND Billy Frye stops by to tell us about the Alltech National Horse Show… you don’t want to miss this!
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October 6, 2013
Join your hosts, Patrice Muhammad, Lezell lowe and Andrea James for Key Conversations! This week, Vivian Lasley Bibbs from the Kentucky Health Cabinet talks about the Affordable Healthcare Forum at the Lyric Theatre. PLUS the NAACP’s Shambra Mulder and Sharonda Morton, former Principal at Ashland Elementary evaluate Fayette County Schools.
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September 29, 2013
Hosts Andrea James and Patrice Muhammad are joined by The Norton Center for the Arts Executive Director Steve Hoffman to talk about the great Artists that will be on The Norton Center Stage this season. Turner West, Director of Ed. and Community Programs stops by to inform us about the many services that Hospice of the Bluegrass provides. PLUS! Journalist and “What About Our Daughters” creator Gina McCauley weighs-in on the 300 Sandwiches blog…. and much more on this edition of Key Converstions! Tune In!
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September 22, 2013
Depression Author, Terri Williams and Lyric Board members, Chester Grundy and Abdul Muhammad join the Key Conversations Crew to talk about Mental Illness in the Black Community and The 3rd Year Anniversary of the Lyric and guest artist and Lexington native, Les McCann… PLUS a blast from the past interview with Urban League CEO, P.G. Peeples. Listen In!
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September 15, 2013
Join Your hosts Patrice, Lezell and Andrea for this entry of KEY Conversations! This week “Peppermint” Patti Collins stops by to talk about Bootsy’s new “iGIVEaFUNK” initiative, PLUS your Councilman, Chris Ford stop by to discuss the plans for allocation of the 2012 budget surplus in Lexington… If you missed us on the 7’s this Sunday…. Here it is!
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September 8, 2013
Yolanda Costner opens up about her Sexual Harassment Complaints vs. Rep. John Arnold, D-Sturgis Co. and Kentucky’s Legislative Research Commission, The Supreme Service Barber, Rodney James stops by to talk natural hair and an eye-opening event, and What’s Sheryl Underwood doing In The News! Don’t miss this KEY Conversation!
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September 1, 2013
Tune in with your hosts! The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, Frank X. Walker talks about his new Medgar Evers project, Catherine Warner talks about the history of The Roots and Heritage Festival and The Kentucky Women Writer’s Conference’s Julie Winn stops by to give us the exciting guests for tis year. It’s all on KEY Conversations!
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August 25, 2013
Key Conversations! With visits from Atty. Amos Jones talking about representing Dr. James Kirby, Doraine Bailey stops by to fill you in on Brest Feeding and Malcolm Ratchord talks Community Action Council programs! Tell a Friend!
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August 18, 2013
This week, join your hosts Patrice Muhammad and Lezell for What’s In The News…PLUS, Roots and Heritage Festival is here!. Festival Chair, Kimberly Henderson-Baird is in-studio with the Festival round-up AND… Darlene Thomas stops by to talk about the serious issue of domestic violence in Lexington. Key Conversations! Tune In!
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August 11, 2013
It’s Key Conversations! Join your hosts, Patrice Muhammad, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James for What’s In The News, PLUS, the Fancy Farm report with our favorite KET host, Renee Shaw and remembering George Duke. Artist/Singer and Songwriter, Dee Dee Foster shares her experience with the musical legend.
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July 28, 2013
Juror B29 from the George Zimmerman Trial is the Key Conversation. Rosetta Lucas Quisenberry, Author of The Saga Series joins your hosts for a look into how the historical imagery of the Black Man, Woman and Child contributed to Trayvon Martins murder. You don’t want to miss this show! PLUS! Back-T0-School activities across Lexington. Tell your friends! Listen In!
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July 7, 2013
Join your hosts Patrice Muhammad, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James for a tribute to Mr. Jim Kelly including an interview with his daughter Sabrena and her husband Jonathan Lewis, also Dr. Rodney Sampson author of Kingonomics plus lots of hot topics including the Kevin Clash trial, Zimmerman Trial and much more including the beginning of RAMADAN!!!
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June 30, 2103
Paula Deen, The Voting Rights Act debates, Zimmerman on trail, Lexington’s Minority Business Expo and Gardening updates… All on KEY Conversations!
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June 23, 2013
Join you favorite Key Conversations hosts for an exiting show! Hear what Sis. Patrice and Lezell have to say about Paula Dean and her use of the ”N-Word”. Then, we’re talking about Food Trucks in Lexington with 2nd District Councilwoman Shevawn Akers, The World As I See It exhibit by award winning photojournalist, Jahi Chikwendiu and Hot Topics! Tune In Now!
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June 9, 2013
Jill Wilson and Jessica Jackson share a Key Conversation with us about The Minority Family Wellness Expo. Yvonne Giles and Mark Gay rally Lexington for the 2013 Juneteenth Celebration AND…. Bilal El-Amin and Anita Courtney visit Key Conversations to spread the word about the East End Mural Party and Project happening today at the Lyric Theater. If you missed us this morning Tune In NOW!
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June 2, 2013
David Cozart, Director of the Father’s Day Initiative and Lexington’s 9th Annual Father’s Day Celebration stops by to tell of all the great events happening during the celebration. The Fair Sentencing Act has been passed . What is the outlook for the unjustly sentenced and what overall impact will The Fair Sentencing Act have on the country? Patrick Nash of Nash and Marshall Law Offices lends some expertise to the Key Conversation! Then, Key Conversation pays homage to some family members that have passed away… Listen In!
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May 26, 2013
It’s a Throwback Sunday! With great interviews from Kentucky Youth Advocates, The Kentucky Geneology Project and Lexington Fire Chief, Keith Jackson. Click Now!
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May 19, 2013
University of Kentucky Opera Theatre Director Dr. Everett McCorvey will join us to discuss ”It’s A Grand Night For Singing” and his love for Lexington and why he turned down an offer from another university.
Is there a point when an internet meme turns into a racial stereotype? We’re talking about Antoine Dobson, Sweet Brown and Cleveland’s Charles Ramsey. Do you love it or hate it when their interviews are put to music and they are criticized? Our guest will be Mr. Marlin Martin who helped organize an event that honored Charles Ramsey and Angel Cordero as a hero. Join us Sunday at 7 a.m. on WUKY 91.3FM or www.wuky.org
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Key Conversations! We’ve got Lawrence Kissner, Commissioner, Medicaid for Kentucky bringing us up to speed on what the Affordable Care Act means for Kentucky. Jockey, Kevin Krigger is back to talk horse racing! The Belmont Stakes is the Key Converation! BMW(Black Men Working) Chair, Rosilyn Akins give us the news on the graduates program and The Carter G. Woodson Academy, and Stacey Owens stops by to talk about “Peace Day” in the Douglas Neighborhood, Listen In!
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May 5, 2013
Joins us as we have Key Conversations with Jeff Fugate of Lexington’s Downtown Development Authority, Sports Writer, Oscar Woodall and a special Interview with Former Black Panther Leader, Elaine Brown. Brown gives her opinion on the FBI adding Assata Shakur to their Most Wanted Terrorist list! You don’t want to miss this… Key Conversations! Talk To Me!
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April 28, 2013
Your favorite Key Conversations Hosts are joined by Spencer Overton, “Stealing Democracy” is the conversation, plus Hot Topics and two special visitors for organ donation month. Tune In!
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April 21, 2013
Derby Jockey Kevin Krigger visits Key Conversations and two Classic Interviews. Bruce Mundy talks about Lexington’s Black history with Horse Racing and Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker talks about the famed jockey Isaac Murphy in his book ,”I Dedicate This Ride”.
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April 14, 2013
The Key Conversations are Park And Recreation Sign-up! (Don’t be late), Lexington’s Poet Laureate Frank X. Walker and Councilman Chris Ford talks City Budget! Listen Now!
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April 7, 2013
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We’re talking Organ Donation and Lexington’s Black Community
Comedian Adele Givens shares her family’s story on the receiving end of an organ and Denisha Henry shares her story about the decision to donate. Amber McGuire from Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates offers some statistics.
R and B Superstar Ledisi is coming to Kentucky State this month, we’ll get details from Bill Wilson, Associate Vice Presidents of Major Gifts
April is Fair Housing month, learn what events are coming up! Hear from Shayla Johnson and Nicole Krengel.
March 31, 2013
Your guest on KEY Conversations….. Renee Shaw stops by to gives us the absolute current in Legislative Reporting and Jacobi Williams joins our Key Conversations Crew to talk about his new book “From The Bullet To The Ballot” Chicago politics and The ChicagoChapter of the Black Panthers. Listen in!
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March 24, 2013
About a year ago, Lexington’s Fire Department was forced to begin rotational closings of fire engines and fire companies due to staff shortages. The closing are called brown outs and caused quite a stir among Lexington citizens and politicians. On Thursday, city council approved more than half a million dollars for the fire department and Chief Keith Jackson will be our guest today and give a report on the state of Lexington’s fire department and to tell us how that money will be used by the department and how safe.
Then we’ll take a look at The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia project. This project has been in the works for years but has been stalled due to lack of funding. We’ll listen to some classic interviews with 2 of the projects editors and we’ll provide a brief update on the progress.
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March 17, 2013
It’s a NEW station!!! We’ve got great guests with great Conversation!
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February 10, 2013
Catherine Warner graces the Key Newsjournal Studios to talk Lexington History!
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February 3, 2013
Key Conversations welcomes Former LFUCG Councilman, Robert Jefferson to talk about Lexington history. Great Interview!
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January 20, 2013
Lezelle Lowe and Patrice Mukammad interview Andrea james, who sends the sights and sounds of President Barack Obama’s 2nd Inauguration! Listen In!
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Jeremy Kisling from The Lexington Children’s Theater visits Key Conversations to tell us “Why Mosquitoes Buzz”!
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January 13, 2013
Your host Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Larry Johnson, Author of the book “Chosen”, chronicling the life and work of Bishop S.P. Rawlins.
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January 6, 2013
Your hosts Lezell and Andrea talk to Sabrina Lamb who has an online petition to STOP the proposed TV show “All My Baby’s Mama’s’.
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Sign the petition here to Say No! To Shawty Lo and ‘all his baby’s mama’s’.
Also on the show, our interview with Andrea James and Ed Holmes about the East End Small Area Plan Meetings to be held the SECOND TUESDAY of each month January – June at the Charles Young Center 540 E. Third Street at 6:30 p.m.
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Dana Branham stops by the Key Newsjournal Studios! Financial Planning is the Key Conversation. Listen in!
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December 9, 2012
Your hosts, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Lee Jackson and Randall Vaughn to Key Conversations! talking about The 19th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast!
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Brother and Sister duo, George and Emma Fraser visit The Key Newsjournal Studios. “Who Would Have Thunk It” is the Conversation! Tune in!
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December 2, 2012
What’s In the News Lexington and Central Kentucky! Key Conversations! Talk to me.
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Lezell and Patrice on Key Conversations with the NAACP Environmental Justice Department’s Jacqueline Patterson!
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David O’Neil visits Key Conversations! Hear what the Fayette County PVA has to say about “All Things Real Estate”.
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November 4, 2012
Your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Monica Unseld to the Key Newsjournal Studios! The Kentucky Environmental Foundation’s “Burdon Of Proof” is the Conversation.
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October 14, 2012
You Key Conversatios hosts welcome Damon Muhammad, Corey Dunn and Joy Bolton-Berry from “Men Of Action”. Community Empowerment is the conversation.
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The Historic Charles Young Center is reopening! Board members Larry Johnson, Alvin Seals and Carl White visit Key Conversations to talk about the new programs featured at the Charles Young Center.
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October 7, 2012
Clark Williams and George Brown stop by The Key Newsjournal Studios to tell Lexington about “Operation Turnout”.
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September 30, 2012
Adam Banks visits Key Conversations Radio! Your hosts, Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price discuss “Digital Literacy” and “TECH TUESDAYS” at THE WILD FIG bookstore!
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September 23, 2012
Akbar Muhammad, International Representative of the Nation Of Islam and Minister Louis Farrakhan joins Key Conversations Radio to talk about “The Arab Spring”, AFRICOM, the recent backlash against America, Minister Louis Farrakhan’s recent visit to Cuba and More…. You got to hear this interview! Listen In!
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September 16, 2012
Your hosts, Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price welcome Julie Wrinn, Chairperson of the Kentucky Women’s Writers Conference to Key Conversations. Who’s coming for the 34th Annual? Listen!
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Michael Haskins, Chairman, Fayette County 77th Legislative District and Delegate to the Democratic Party visits Lezell and Dr. Sonja. How do you become a Delegate? Learn how… Tune in!
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September 9, 2012
What’s in the news! THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION!!! Patrice Muhammad covers the DNC Live! from Charlotte, North Carolina!
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September 2, 2012
Your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Sherrieffa Barksdale, Manager of USA Track and Field… talking about the 2012 Olympics!
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Kimberly Baird, Chairperson of The Roots and Heritage Festival and Lucera Cross from the Roots and Heritage Parade join Lezell Lowe and Andrea James …It’s time for the “RootsFest!”
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August 19, 2012
Ron Spriggs of Ron Spriggs Exhibit of the Tuskegee Airman is a special guest with a special presentation…. Key Conversations! Tune in!
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August 12, 2012
Randall Pinkett, CEO of BCT Partners, stops by the Key Newsjournal Studios…. Talking Small Business Partnering
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Patrice Muhammad and Andrea James get a visit from Stephanie Harris, Executive Director of Lexington Art League… the topic, The Woodland Art Fair! Listen In!
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August 05, 2012
Your hosts, Patrice Muhammad and Lezell Lowe welcome Daryl T. Hinmon to Key Conversations to talk about ‘Slaves With Swag”. Tune in!
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July 29, 2012
Imam Shahid Rashid and Bro. Damon Muhammad join your hosts Lezelle Lowe, Andrea James and Patrice Muhammad in the Key Newsjournal Studios! Ramadan, Islam in Lexington and the Muslim experience is the conversation. Listen In!
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Your Key Conversations hosts welcome Anthony Wright on the air to talk about The Kentucky and Bluegrass Minority Business Expo! Tune In!
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July 22, 2012
Miss Plus America, Rev. Kimberly Jones visits your hosts Lezell Lowe and Patrice Muhammad! Key Conversations! Tune in!
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Lezell Lowe and Patrice Muhammad welcome Mattie Morton to The Key Newsjournal Studios! Paths to Success is the Conversation!
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July 15, 2012
Lezell Lowe and Patrice Muhammad welcome Chris Hudson to Key Conversations! Life’s Journey Clothing is the Key Conversation! Stay Tuned!
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Tayna Fogel joins your hosts Lezell Lowe and Patrice Muhammad to talk about Jonestown Day and the special award given to Charles Givens! Listen in!
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July 8, 2012
Cynthia B. Fox from the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights visits the Key Newsjournal Studios. The Civil Rights Hall of Fame is the Key Conversation!
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Your host Patrice Muhammad is joined by Amber Serres, Senior Program Dir., for the YMCA. Talking about the YMCA’s Triangle Park events. Tune in!
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July 1, 2012
Patrice Muhammad stops by the Key Newsjournal Studios! WHAT’S IN THE NEWS!!!!
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Fire Chief, Keith Jackson visits Key Conversations! In his official position as Fire Chief talking about the fireworks ban scheduled for Lexington.
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Your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Malcolm Ratchford to Key Conversations. They’re talking about the Community Action Council’s Poverty Forum featuring Tavis Smiley. Tune In!
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June 24, 2012
Your hosts, Patrice K. Muhammad and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price talk to Larry Johnson, Director of Partner for Youth, about “I Do” and Lexington’s Summer Activities Guide!
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June 17, 2012
Patrice Muhammad and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price talk to Dr. Shambra Mulder about ‘Life Coaching!” All on Key Conversations. Listen in!
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Your hosts, Patrice and Dr. Sonja welcome Historian and Director of the “Freedom Time” Museum, Jerry Gore!
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June 10, 2012
Yetta Young visits the Key Newsjournal Studios! The Key Conversation with Lezell Lowe and Andrea James is “Summer Programs at the Lyric Theater!” Tune In!
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June 3, 2012
Your Hosts, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Yvonne Giles to Key Conversations! Talking about the “Juneteenth Celebration” and African Cemetery No. 2.
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Frank X Walker stop in to talk with Your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James about The S.T. Roach Community Series and the first annual “Sankofa Awards”. Listen in!
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May 27, 2012
Your hosts,Lezell Lowe and Andrea James talk to Councilman Chris Ford about Lexington’s “I DO” Program and the Summer Activities Guide!
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David Cozart talks to your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James about the Fayette Fatherhood Initiative. Key Conversations!
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May 20, 2012
Dr Bernice Booker visits the Key Newsjournal Studios! Talking to your Host, Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price about The Gospel Music Workshops of America and their special guest Tamela Mann…. Talk to me!
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Your Hosts Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price are joined by Art Crosby, Director of the Fair Housing Council. Do you think that you have been discriminated against in you search for housing? Tune in!
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May 13, 2012
Lezell Lowe and Andrea James are joined by Cherie Jones, Executive Director for After The Storm, talking about Domestic Violence.
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May 6, 2012
NAMI’s Yolonda Clay returns to Key Conversations to talk with Lezell Lowe and Andrea James about NAMI’s “MAC and Sharing Hope” initiative.
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Your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James talk to filmmaker, Lamar Tyler about his latest production “Still Standing” coming to the Lyric Theater. Black Marriage is the Conversation. Listen in!
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Jill Chenault-Wilson visits Key Conversations! Sharing all the great programs planned for the William Wells Brown Community Center with your hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James.
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April 29, 2012
Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price welcome Fire Chief Keith Jackson to Key Conversations! “Brown Outs”, the new city budget and Lexington’s Finest Firefighters are just a few topics.
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Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price talk to LaJoyce Mullins-Williams, Project Engineer Coordinator for Lexington’s Division or Water Quality, talking about improving Lexington’s water quality and ways you can help!
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April 8, 2012
Quinton “Q” Roberts, Corey Dunn and Brannon Dunn join Patrice K. Muhammad and Lezell Lowe on Key Conversations Radio. COOL, Community Organizers Of Lexington is the topic.
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Camille Proctor, Founder of Color of Autism visits Key Conversations Radio. Its Autism Awareness Month! Let’s talk about the signs of Autism and where you can find help.
Click here to hear: Camille Proctor Color Of Autism 040812 Part 1
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April 1, 2012
Reaching our young people in the shadow of the Trayvon Martin murder is the topic. Mont Logan of Piont2theSkyy; Anthont Everette, Damon Muhammad and Mark Gay from Men Of Action; and Enoch Muhmmad from HipHop Detoxx, visit Key Conversations Radio to discuss solutions and initiatives.
March 25, 2012
Brian Muhammad from the Sankofa Experience Radio visits with Patrice K. Muhammad and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price to finish the Uganda and KONY 2012 conversation.
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February 26, 2012
Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcomes Dr. Theodore Wright to Key Conversations Radio! Heart Health Month is the topic!
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Ward Eldridge, Curator of the Sequoia National Park talks about the national park’s relationship to Lexington, Kentucky, Buffalo Soldiers and Col. Charles Young.
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February 19, 2012
Key Conversations features Lexington’s youth! This week Jaden Wilkins puts your knowledge of “Presidential Trivia” to the test… take a listen!
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12 year old author and representative of the Tuskegee Airmen in Lexington, Ky, Jordan Bryson visits Key Conversations Radio! Show why “He Can Do Anything!”
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February 12, 2012
Former Lexington Mayor-Pro-Tem, Harry N. Sykes visits The Key Keysjournal Studios! Part 1 of an interview with Andrea James that chronicles his life and service to Lexington, Kentucky.
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Sharyn Mitchell and Cheryl Marks join Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price! The African American Genealogy Group is the topic… Listen in!
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Jodie Cook from Food Works East End joins Key Conversations hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James!
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February 5, 2012
Your hosts Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price are joined by Yvonne Giles, Director of the Isaac Scott Hathaway Museum. Lexington Kentucky’s rich Black history is the Key Conversation!
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January 22, 2012
Dave Newton and Tonya Fogle stop by to share a Key Conversation….. talking about The Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Legislative Guide and house Bill 70!
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Lezell Lowe and Patrice Muhammad tell you “What’s in the News”….there’s still some January left!
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January 8, 2012
Yetta Young, Director of the Lyric Theatre, Actor, Roger Guenveur Smith and Lexingtons own, Phil Wilkins……. Your Hosts, Patrice Muhammad and Lezell Lowe are talking “The Lyric Theatre”, Frederick Douglas One-Man Play” and “Smashburgers”.
December 18, 2011
Your Hosts Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price are joined by Rufus Friday, New Publisher of the Lexington Hearald-Leader.
Chester Grundy and George Brown stop by the Key Newsjournal Studios to give us some KEY INFO on Lexington’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 2012.
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Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price welcome Yolanda Clay from NAMI…. talking holiday depression.
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December 11, 2011
Kwesi Harris joins Lezell and Dr. Price for a Key Conversation…… Brother Kwesi tells us “Y2 Kwanzaa”.
Celebrated Author and now Bookstore Owner, Crystal Wilkinson stops by Key Conversations to talk about the WILD FIG!
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December 4, 2011
Your Hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James are joined by P.G. Peeples, CEO of Urban League Lexington and New Board Chairman of KCTCS.
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Frank X Walker is no stranger to the Key Newsjournal Studios….. talking about the “S.T. Roach Community Discussion Series”.
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November 20, 2011
Dennis Hyde, owner of The Lexington Ice Center, stops by to talk about “Ice Skating in downtown’s Triangle Park.
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Your Host Patrice K. Muhammad is joined by Ron Spriggs of the Ron Spriggs Exhibit of the Tuskegee Airmen(RSETA)….. talking about those famed WW2 “Gladiators Of The Skies”
Click here to hear: Ron Spriggs_RSETA 112011 KeyConvo
November 13, 2011
Key Conversations Radio Hosts Patrice K. Muhammad and Lezell Lowe welcome, once again, KET Connections host Renee Shaw to share her passion for politics and the results of the November elections.
Lezell Lowe and Patrice K. Muhammad welcome UK Law Professor, Melynda J. Price to the Key Newsjournal Studios to discuss the Penn State Molestation scandal.
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Patrice K. Muhammad, Lezell Lowe and Andrea James talk “What’s In The News”.
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November 6, 2011
Host Patrice K. Muhammad is joined by Tracy Adkins, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for G & J Pepsi. The Conversation…….. JOBS!
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Patrice K. Muhammad interviews Candidate for Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundrgran Grimes.
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Key Conversations Radio hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James talk to Reverends Maxine and Troy Thomas about the great work of the Black Church Coalition and their upcoming fundraiser event.
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Jennifer Bricking of the Susan G. Komen Foundation joins Lezell Lowe and Andrea James in the Key Newsjournal studios to talk Breast Cancer Awareness.
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Laurie Peterson Giuseppe stops by to talk Classical Vocal Performance and the Annual Peterson Vocal Competition.
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October 23, 2011
Hosts Lezell Lowe and Dr. Sonja Feist-Price are Joined by Marilyn Clark, LFUCG’s Minority Business Enterprise Liaison to discuss City bids and qualification.
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Mrs. Mary Adams joins Key Conversations to talk about the services and upcoming fundraisers for the R.H. Williams Cultural Center.
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A Key Conversation with Dr. Benjamin Chavis Muhammad, Senior Advisor for Strategic Alliances for BAEO (Black Alliance for Educational Options)
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September 25, 2011
Your Host, Patrice K. Muhammad is joined by 2011 Beale Street Blues Award winner, T.D. Young as they talk Blues in Lexington Kentucky.
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August 14, 2011
Ben Johnson, Director of Operations for “The UniverSoul Circus” talks about the spectacular entertainment under the BIG TOP at the UniverSoul Circus!
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August 7, 2011
Hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James talk to Author and Pastor, Dr. Diane Glave about Nature and Spirituality.
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Click here to hear: Part 2 Dr. Diane Glave Nature and Spirituality_seg2 Adam Banks stops by to talk about a new paradigm in writing and the use of digital tools in expression and communication.
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Hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James welcome Jennifer Coffey, Coordinator of the 11th Annual Shiloh Baptist Church Resource Fair to talk about the many advantages that await those who attend he Fair on Saturday, August 13th.
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July 31, 2011
Hosts Lezell Lowe and Andrea James are joined on-air by Victoria Stephens, Communications Director of the Kentucky Commission On Human Rights. In this segment Stephens alerts Lexington on the consequences of a continuation of a worsening wealth gap between whites, Blacks and Hispanic populations in Kentucky.
Click here to hear: Part 1 Victoria Stephens KCHR-Wealth Gap Worsening
Click here to hear: Part 2 Victoria Stephens KCHR-Wealth Gap Worsening
July 17, 2011
Also, July is Minority Mental Health Month and Yolanda Clay came by from NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) to share what’s going on around Central Kentucky regarding Blacks and mental health. Click here to hear more: Jul 17 Key Conversations-segment 2-minority mental health month _yolandaclay