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Basic Black: Beyond Locker Room Smack Talk


November 22, 2013

Repercussions from the Jonathan Martin/Richie Incognito incident continue to roll out. Was Jonathan Martin strong for walking away from the Miami Dolphins, or was he not "strong enough" to stay? Our conversation explores how the intersection of sports and race influence our cultural notions of African American manhood.


Panel:
- Latoyia Edwards, anchor, NECN
- Phillip Martin, senior reporter, WGBH News
- Kim McLarin, cultural commentator and assistant professor of writing, Emerson College
- Peniel Joseph, professor of history, Tufts University
- Gary Washburn, sports reporter, Boston Globe


(Photo: Associated Press.)