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Flatland in Focus with D. Rashaan Gilmore

Third Thursdays at 7 P.M.

Seeking Environmental Justice in Kansas City

In cities across the U.S., heavily polluted industrial zones are often established adjacent to communities of color and low-income residents. “Flatland in Focus” speaks with residents living in Kansas City-area neighborhoods that suffer from a history of pollution.


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About the Show

Third Thursdays at 7 p.m. on Kansas City PBS

Hosted by D. Rashaan Gilmore, each episode offers engaging multimedia reporting and a solutions-focused roundtable discussion featuring diverse panelists, bringing context and meaning to audiences’ lived experiences.

Meet the Host

D. Rashaan Gilmore is a Newsweek contributing writer and the host of the weekly radio program “Unbossed and Unbothered” on 90.1 FM KKFI, which offers candid discussions, fresh insights and perspective-shifting interviews. Gilmore is also the founder of BlaqOut, a Kansas City nonprofit working to serve the Black queer community and help end the HIV/AIDS crisis. He is the recipient of the 2021 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation–AIDS United Award for Health Equity.

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KC Media Collective + Flatland

Flatland + KC Media Collective

Flatland and Kansas City PBS are proud to take part in the Kansas City Media Collective, a collaborative group of local, nonprofit media organizations dedicated to supporting local journalism.

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