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S2 Ep 8

Passing the Baton

Aired: 16/02/2023

Reporter credits:

Cody Boston
Mary Sanchez
Vicky Dìaz-Camacho
D. Rashaan Gilmore

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This episode of Flatland in Focus features guests from the Kansas City PBS program Passing the Baton, a series of conversations between prominent civil rights leaders in Kansas City and the next generation of trailblazing local leaders.

Flatland Presents Passing the Baton. Black fist raised clenching words like We Shall Overcome, Black Lives Matter, No Justice No Peace.

Passing the Baton is new digital series from Sandy Woodson (Womontown, AIDS in KC), brings together prominent civil rights trailblazers in Kansas City and the next generation of local leaders. Together in a one-on-one format, they discuss their individual journeys, the state of their cause – and what might come next in the fight for justice.

Flatland Follow-Up

Listen as longtime urban educator Carl Boyd sits down with Flatland In Focus host D. Rashaan Gilmore for a Flatland Follow-Up conversion on Mr. Boyd’s project “Passing The Baton” and what the mentor-mentee relationship means among Kansas City civil rights leaders and activists.

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