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Basic Black: The Legacy of Soul Train; Battling Mental Illness in Communities of Color


Originally broadcast on February 10, 2012.

A conversation on the legacy of Don Cornelius and the impact of Soul Train on music, media, dance, and African American empowerment. Also, a discussion on the disparities and taboos in treating mental health in communities of color.

Our panel: Phillip Martin, senior reporter, 89.7 WGBH Radio; Latoyia Edwards, anchor, New England Cable News; Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, chief medical officer, The Dimock Center; and Kim McLarin, assistant professor of writing, literature, and publishing, Emerson College.