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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

Technical Producers: Jeron Wilson, Matt Patston, & Andy Coco

Jan 15, 2020

Guest host Darryl Grey talks with Mike Jones and Bill McClelland about 2019 and all of the stories and issues worth discussing in restrospect.   

Jan 7, 2020

This week, Hank and co-host Mike Jones, discuss the many challenges the school board and superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams face within the St Louis Public Schools. With a declining student base and an outdated infrastructure, Dr. Adams explains his role in keeping the main focus of decision making on the well-being of...

Dec 10, 2019

In this week's episode, Hank returns from break, and his guest is Steve Conway, Chief of Staff for St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, former City Assessor and Alderman from the 8th Ward. Topics include efforts related to the unification of the City and the County, the Better Together proposal, consideration of privatizing...

Nov 26, 2019

Guest host Virvus Jones talks with Dr. Will Ross, a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at Washington University about the St. Louis City/County divide, the intent and fate of the Better Together proposal, and future strategic planning for local economic development. For more information check out: St....

Nov 15, 2019

In this week's episode, guest host and St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones interviews Darren Seals, of Sankofa Unity Center, about gun violence in St. Louis and creating meaningful change in communities that need it. Later, Tishaura shares some info about credit scores from the city's Office of...