Keyshawn Solves It
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 di...
Robert Yaniz Jr. • Common Sense Media • May 29, 2023
"Think Nancy Drew meets Hey Arnold! with this excellent kids mystery podcast...Keyshawn Solves It is an absolute triumph, using the hook of a kid-friendly detective story to tackle social-emotional learning and to highlight and celebrate Black history and Black culture...the show is impeccably produced, with crisp audio, a charming voice cast, and a catchy hip hop soundtrack (not to mention Keyshawn's love for rapping into his voice recorder, using it as a way to express his emotions). Its breezy 15-minute runtime...Even when the plot is a bit light, the themes and lessons contained in every episode make Keyshawn Solves It one of the most promising podcasts of its kind in a long while."