Take Me Out to the Ball Game? African-American and inner city perspectives on the national past time.

On-air date: 
Mon, 05/09/2016

Tune in to TruthToTell this Monday May 9th 9AM for a conversation with Frank White, author of "They Played for the Love of the Game: Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota." Co-hosts Tom O’Connell and Siobhan Kierans will talk with Frank about the history of Black baseball before the major leagues were de-segregated as well as his work  supporting youth engagement in Twin Cities urban communities

Also in the studio, Anthony Shields , Deputy Field Director of Neighborhoods Organizing for Change. Turns out that the folks who serve up the peanuts and popcorn (not to mention beer and bratshave some issues of their own! Join us for a look at baseball through social justice lens of TruthToTell on KFAI radio, 90.3FM (Minneapolis) 106.7FM (St. Paul). Live streamed and on demand at


WEDS, APRIL 21 - 11AM: STADIUM WARS REDUX: Now Come the Vikes

On-air date: 
Wed, 04/21/2010

Audio file of this show is available below.

Wednesday's conversation with guests, the Metrodome's Bill Lester, Federal Reserve VP Art Rolnick and Vikings Public Affairs Assistant Director, Jeff Anderson made for a lively exchange on the worth of public financing of professional sports facilities. Callers were NOT neutral on this controversial issue.

57:54 minutes (26.51 MB)