Seg. 1: Aaron Rahsaan Thomas. Seg. 2: Mosquitos. Seg. 3: Karen Lisondra.
Segment 1: Meet Aaron Rahsaan Thomas.
He's a screenwriter and producer who is originally from KCK. Last week, he was in a photo of black creatives in Hollywood that went viral. Hear his story — and how that photo changed how some people see race in the industry.
- Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Executive Producer of "S.W.A.T." on CBS
Segment 2, beginning at 17:56: Mosquito experts swarm KC.
If you could decimate the mosquito population, would you? Mosquito experts are in town to grapple with some pressing mosquito questions. We talk to one scientist who has been reprogramming mosquito genetics.
- Derric Nimmo, Director of U.S. Oxitec operations
Segment 3, beginning at 37:30: A local theater director tells her own story.
This week, The Storytelling Project is on stage at UMKC. Karen Lisondra tells us how her own world travels has influenced her work in KC.
- Karen Lisondra, Director, The Storytelling Project