Seg. 1: Role Of Swope Park In KC. Seg. 2: Rasheedat Badejo
Segment 1: Swope Park is over twice the size of Central Park. Are we using it as well as we could?
Swope Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the country. It's a massive 1,805 acres in size and Kansas City, Missouri Parks and recreation refers to it as the "crown jewel" of the parks system. We explore the role of Swope Park in our community and learn how a history of segregation continues to influence it to this day.
- Dan Cameron, artistic director and curator, Open Spaces
- Daniel Serda, project manager, KC-CUR Initiative
- Eric Wesson, senior staff writer, The Call
Segment 2, beginning at 35:21: A local actress who chose a career in theatre over nuclear chemistry.
Meet a Kansas City born-and-raised thespian who teaches aspiring young actors in the Metro, Rasheedat Badejo. She's moving to New York soon, so we decided to check-in and learn more about her story and what lies ahead on the horizon.
- Rasheedat "Ras" Badejo, actress