Going Public

Whether it's education and politics or arts and culture, nothing is off limits on KRCU's Going Public.

Race, Politics and Religion: How Do We Get To A Jonah Moment?

Oct 6, 2017
Wonder woman0731/Flickr

The concept of race, religion and politics have been making the news. But it was the incident in Charlottesville that brought the issue to light yet again, leading people to speak out. A descendant of Gen. Robert E Lee, Pastor Robert Lee IV spoke out at this year's MTV Video Music Awards denouncing racism and white supremacy.


Oct 6, 2017

On this week’s episode of KRCU’s Going Public, we’re talking about the intersection of race, politics and religion with Rev. Edie Bird from Christ Episcopal Church and Pastor Tyler Tankersley from First Baptist Church.  We’ll their thoughts on Pastor Robert Lee IV comments at the VMA’s, how churches are talking about race, and the acknowledgement of racism. And later on in the show, how do we get to a Jonah moment. I’m Marissanne Lewis-Thompson. Tune into Going Public to hear all that and more right here on KRCU after the news.

GP 56

Oct 4, 2017

On this week's episode of KRCU's Going Public:

The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus' ships will open for tours in downtown Cape Girardeau. Plus, there are several other activities taking place downtown this weekend. Stacy Doghone Lane is the host of KRCU's All About Cape and is also with VisitCape. She stopped by to tell KRCU's Dan Woods more about all of the upcoming activities. 


Sep 22, 2017

On this week’s episode of KRCU’s Going Public, we’re talking to the person behind the satirical “The City of Cape Girardeau” Facebook page. Then since 1946, the Radio Television Digital News Association has served as an advocate for press freedom. How RTDNA’s new executive director and Southwest Missouri native is tackling challenges facing today’s journalists. And later on in the show, a younger group of politicians are stepping to forefront after a judge acquitted former St. Louis Police Officer Jason Stockley of the first-degree murder of Anthony Lamar Smith.

GP 54

Sep 18, 2017


This week on Going Public. Missouri has found itself in the center of an ongoing conversation on racial issues in America once again. Over the weekend, people hit the streets in protest after former St. Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Jason Stockley was found not guilty of first degree murder when he shot and killed Anthony Lamar Smith, a black man in St. Louis.