Basic Black: Provocative, Timely, and No Scripts...
Friday - December 6, 2013 at 7:30pm | WGBH 2/HD | basicblack.org
Today the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela. The 95 year old former
South African president died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Thursday night.
Basic Black pauses to remember the man who brought democratic rule and an end to
apartheid to South Africa, and who embraced the city of Boston as a partner in the
struggle for human rights.
- Willard Johnson, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, MIT and co-founder of TransAfrica
- Zine Magubane, Associate Professor of Sociology, Boston College and South African native
- Kim McLarin, cultural commentator and Assistant Professor of Writing, Emerson College
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News