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Keyshawn Solves It

GBH & PBS Kids

Created by Ed Jenkins, the Keyshawn Solves It podcast is an 8-episode serialized mystery about a 10-year-old African-American boy who inherits a set of keys that can unlock almost any door. With help from his friend Kiki, Keyshawn uses these keys to help solve the mystery of disappearing bikes in his North Minneapolis neighborhood, ensuring that his community’s Juneteenth bike parade can go on. Listeners will be introduced to Juneteenth and its origins, as well as to social-emotional “keys to success” such as resilience, self-worth, and responsibility. Geared to children 5-9, Keyshawn Solves It is produced by GBH Kids and distributed by PRX and PBS KIDS with funding made possible in part by Black Public Media.

2023 GBH

Created by Ed Jenkins, the Keyshawn Solves It podcast is an 8-episode serialized mystery about a 10-year-old African-American boy who inherits a set of keys that can unlock almost any door. With help from his friend Kiki, Keyshawn uses these keys to help solve the mystery of disappearing bikes in his North Minneapolis neighborhood, ensuring that his community’s Juneteenth bike parade can go on. Listeners will be introduced to Juneteenth and its origins, as well as to social-emotional “keys to success” such as resilience, self-worth, and responsibility. Geared to children 5-9, Keyshawn Solves It is produced by GBH Kids and distributed by PRX and PBS KIDS with funding made possible in part by Black Public Media.

2023 GBH
2hr 28min
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Keyshawn and Kiki race to solve their case!
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Keyshawn’s 10th birthday is full of surprises! His mystery birthday party turns into a real-life mystery.
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Keyshawn and Kiki team up to solve the disappearing bike case and find their first clue!
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The more clues that Keyshawn and Kiki discover, the more mysterious their case becomes!
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Keyshawn makes a decision that could change everything!
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Keyshawn gets one step closer to knowing why bikes are disappearing in his neighborhood.
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Keyshawn is surprised when kids start believing he is the one taking the disappearing bikes!
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Keyshawn and Kiki are ready to use their new detective tool to help solve their case!
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Join Keyshawn and his detective partner KiKi as they solve a disappearing bike mystery!

S1 E8: Case Solved!

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June 19, 202316min 26sec

Keyshawn and Kiki have one last chance to solve their case so they can save the Juneteenth Bike Parade before it’s too late!

Keyshawn Solves It is produced by GBH Kids and distributed by PRX and PBS KIDS. Funding is made possible in part by Black Public Media.  Keyshawn Solves It was originally developed under a grant from the Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. The project was funded by a Ready To Learn grant [PR/Award No. S295A200004, CFDA No. 84.295A] provided by the Department of Education to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.