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Sundays at 5pmRebroadcast Mondays at 8pm Host: Susan B. Wilson Producer & Co-Host: Sylvia Maria Gross Assistant Producer: Alex Smith Contact: kccurrents@kcur.org or 816.235.6696Follow our Tweets: www.twitter.com/kccurrents For a weekly reminder of what's coming up on KC Currents, send an email to kccurrents@kcur.orgThe Latest From KC CurrentsPlanting New Grocery Stores In Rural Food Deserts Rural America is losing its grocery stores. Fewer people are living in the countryside, and mom-and-pop markets can't compete with big chains. But as KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross reports, some small towns are finding creative ways to buck the trend. K-State Program Supports Rural Groceries With grocery stores in rural Kansas closing at record speed, having access to healthy food is a growing issue. Sylvia Maria Gross interviews K-State Professor David Proctor about what options are available for small town groceries.

Interview with Gay Activist Keith Boykin

By Delores Jones

Kansas City, MO – As a special assistant to former President Bill Clinton, Keith Boykin helped open the dialogue between the gay and lesbian community and the White House. That dialogue led to an executive order that changed employment policies for homosexuals in the federal government. Boykin graduated from Harvard Law School and is the author of two books, One More River to Cross: Black and Gay in America, and Beyond the Down Low. He spoke this week at UMKC about his work. Before the lecture, he talked with Delores Jones about the issues black homosexuals are still dealing with, and a recent phenomenon among black married men called "on the down low".

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