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Basic Black After the Broadcast: Catcalls and Controversy

November 7, 2014

After the broadcast the conversation delved into the context of the Hollaback video,  with a discussion of the ways women of color are harassed and sexualized as well as the social media response to the issue, including the #YouOKSis and #DudesGreetingDudes campaigns on Twitter.
 

Panelists:
- Callie Crossley, Host, Under The Radar with Callie Crossley, WGBH News
- Kim McLarin, Assistant Professor of Writing, Emerson College
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
- Akilah Johnson, Reporter, The Boston Globe

 


(Image: from the book 50 Stories About Stopping Street Harassers by Holly Kearl.)