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Basic Black After The Broadcast: Gangs, groups, and knowing the difference

October 2, 2015

After the broadcast, the conversation turned to the topic gangs vs. groups and how the difference in meaning impacts young men of color.  Do law enforcement and journalists need a new understanding of what it means to be in a “gang?”

 

Panelists:
- Callie Crossley, Host, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, WGBH News
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University
- Pamela Lightsey, Associate Dean for Lifelong Learning, Boston University
- Sarah Jackson, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies, Northeastern University