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Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: On What It Means To Be "Acting White"

(Originally streamed July 22, 2010)  After the broadcast our panelists delved into a discussion of the notion of "acting white" based on a recent book by Stuart Buck.  Our panel:  Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter, WGBH Radio; Latoyia Edwards, anchor, New England Cable News; Davarian Baldwin, professor of American Studies, Trinity College.

Basic Black returns October 21, 2010 with live broadcasts and a new panel of the region’s sharpest observers of the current news, events, and topics impacting black communities locally and nationally. A simultaneous live stream at www.basicblack.org gives viewers the opportunity to submit comments and questions in real time during the broadcast.