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Basic Black Live: Images of African American Women & The Economy

The first topic on the show is a discussion of the image of African American women using several recent examples from popular culture including the premiere of the movie Precious.  Our second topic examines the staggering 15% unemployment rate in black communities.

 

Our panelists:  Latoyia Edwards, reporter for New England Cable News; Beverly Edgehill, President and CEO, The Partnership, Inc.; Lawrence Watson, Executive Director, SaveOurselvesProducrions; and Colleen Richards Powell, Deputy Director, The Commonwealth Compact.