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Basic Black After the Broadcast: Remebering Senator Edward Brooke

January 9, 2015

 After the broadcast the panel remembered the legacy and groundbreaking work of Senator Edward Brooke, who in 1966 became the first African American elected to the Senate after Reconstruction.


Panelists:

- Callie Crossley, Host, Under The Radar with Callie Crossley, WGBH News

- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News

- Darnell Williams, President and CEO, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts

- Judge Joyce London Alexander Ford, formerly US District Court, Massachusetts

- Robert Fortes, Founder and President, The Fortes Group

 

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