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|2019-08-27Aug 27, 2019
Fresh to KBBF is a program focusing on indigenous news, culture, and discussion in multiple languages. KBBF will Celebrate Mexican Independence Day This informational, family-friendly celebration is still in the planning stages. Women’s Spaces Features Marnie Wroth and Susan Lamont.
|2019-07-26Jul 26, 2019
As the country’s first bilingual community radio station, KBBF has been a leader in providing the programming and information that best serves its Spanish-speaking and bilingual listeners. Did you know that the KBBF website contains diverse, bilingual information regarding immigration policy and resources? See the page at https://kbbf.org/immigration/ to learn about the rights of immigrants, key statistics affecting the community, and other services, organizations, and networks that address the needs of newcomers and immigrants who have been here for awhile.
|2019-06-30Jun 30, 2019
Francisco Frank Pardo II understands the power of music to evoke memories. That’s why his show—Mañanitas Capirana—is all about nostalgia. Frank airs his show on KBBF Thursdays and Fridays from 6am to 8am. That way, this programmer is up with the sun and playing the music and memorias his listeners, many of whom are campesinos doing long, hard days of agricultural labor. He wants workers who listen to experience joy as part of their day. Frank observes, “What I say on the radio, people listen to. The fieldworkers listen. I speak their language.” In his mind, the show is a way to express his gratitude for these laborers and the fruits and vegetables they harvest. He follows his Thursday show with “Cantares de mi Tierra,” an hour-long tribute to the conjunto de arpa.
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