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Basic Black: Beyond the headlines this week

December 12, 2014

We take a quick run through of the week’s headlines including:
- Latino representation in Boston city government leadership roles
- Pardons and commutations currently up for review in Massachusetts
- Updates on the DJ Henry case and the connection to Ferguson
- Department of Justice renewed guidelines on racial profiling

- Callie Crossley, host, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, WGBH News
- Phillip Martin, senior reporter, WGBH News
- Peniel Joseph, professor of history, Tufts University
- Marcela Garcia, contributor to the opinion and editorial pages of The Boston Globe
- Yawu Miller, senior editor, The Bay State Banner