Featured Community Partner: ‘Flatland’ show from KC PBS takes deep dive into race and education

Hosted by local writer, radio personality and activist D. Rashaan Gilmore, Flatland takes a multimedia approach, featuring an in-depth video report followed by a diverse panel of voices with different takes on the topic.

The latest episode of Kansas City PBS’ new, locally produced current affairs show, Flatland, explores the need for education around race in schools and how the trepidation on the subject is affecting districts around the metro. Stream the program now here. All past episodes are available to stream at flatlandkc.org/show.

About the Flatland Show

The Flatland show airs on Kansas City PBS Channel 19.1, with new episodes premiering on the third Thursday of every month. Each episode of Flatland takes a deep dive into a single local issue that is raising questions, causing tensions or is curiously unexplored. Hosted by local writer, radio personality and activist D. Rashaan Gilmore, Flatland takes a multimedia approach, featuring an in-depth video report followed by a diverse panel of voices with different takes on the topic, supported by reporting on flatlandkc.org.

Flatland sources experts over pundits, solutions over divisions and informed insight over partisan talking points. Everything’s up for discussion: from the future of work in a post-COVID world to gentrification, houselessness, education, the environment and criminal justice reform.