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Basic Black: African American Muslims and The Radicalization Hearings

(Originally broadcast on March 18, 2011)  A Basic Black conversation: African American Muslims and the Congressional Hearings on Radicalization in Islamic Communities. Were the hearings about minimizing a terror threat or demonizing a specific community?

Our panel: Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter, WGBH Radio, 89.7; Imam Taalib Mahdee, Masjid al-Quran, Dorchester, MA; Latoyia Edwards, anchor, New England Cable News; Latifa Turner Ziyad, board president, Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries; and Kim McLarin, assistant professor of literature, writing, and publishing, Emerson College.