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Tangazo is a meeting place where we share ideas and explore efforts to improve our human conditions and quite simply make our lives better. All are welcome, none will be judged, but all are challenged to look beyond ourselves and our notions of how others think about issues of cultural​,​ political and social significance. We are building bridges of communication between the many groups that make up the St​. L​ouis Metropolitan Region by sharing and reflecting on the stories and lives of a diverse group of guests.

Host and Producer: Hank Thompson
Guest Hosts: Tim Person, Rev. Darryl Gray & Mike Jones
Technical Producers: Kevin Melter, Frankie Meixner, Ryan Voelkel, Jeron Wilson, Matt Patston, Jon Valley & Andy Coco

Jul 25, 2022

Broadcast colleague and politico Tim Person hosts another political discussion with a diverse group of candidates on the August 2nd, Missouri primary ballot. ——

Social justice activist Coffee Wright, is campaigning statewide for the Democratic nomination in the race for the U S Senate. Wright placed second in her previous attempt to win the Democratic nomination for the Senate, losing to former Senator Claire McCaskill, who lost in the general election to ultra-right winger Josh Hawley. ———

Alan K. Green, a former Democratic Mo. State Representative, government official and retired St. Louis city police officer, is running unopposed in the August primary for Missouri State Auditor. Green faces an uphill battle to become the first-ever African American to win a statewide office, in the red state of Missouri. ———

Tangazo welcomed, St. Louis 21st ward  Committee woman Laura McElrath Keys, to the KDHX podcast, to talk about her motivation for wanting to serve as Alderwoman of the iconic north side ward. ———

Keys hopes to serve out the balance of the term, replacing disgraced former alderman John Collins Mohammed, who resigned office after a federal indictment, for accepting bribes. Collins has since pleaded guilty to all charges. ———