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Passing the Baton | Carl Boyd on ‘Generation Rap’

Season Two, Passing the Baton
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Urban educator Carl Boyd has been working with young people since 1964, perhaps most notably as founder and the first host of the long-running local radio show “Generation Rap.”

The show evolved since its debut in 1987.

“I started ‘Generation Rap’ and I gave young people a voice,” Boyd recalls in the latest installment of “Passing the Baton.”

“Jim Nunnelly came after me. He gave young people a show,” Boyd says. “So ‘Generation Rap took on another persona that was greater ownership for the young people.”

Watch the attached video as Boyd reflects on six decades of work with “Passing the Baton” host Andrea Ellis.

Sandy Woodson is an independent producer, most recently of “AIDS in KC,” which aired on Kansas City PBS. “Passing the Baton” is presented with support from Health Forward Foundation and
Husch Blackwell.

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