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Basic Black: Post Debate Wrap-Up

Black Boston | Politics


Originally broadcast October 19, 2012.

Basic Black kicks off its new season in the midst of the 2012 presidential campaign. Our conversation takes a look at the most recent presidential and vice presidential debates. For some it’s about who won or lost, but what matters most is how each candidate plans to meet the challenges of leadership.


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Basic Black: Post Debate Wrap-Up

Black Boston | Politics


Originally broadcast October 19, 2012.

Basic Black kicks off its new season in the midst of the 2012 presidential campaign. Our conversation takes a look at the most recent presidential and vice presidential debates. For some it’s about who won or lost, but what matters most is how each candidate plans to meet the challenges of leadership.


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Basic Black After The Broadcast: African American Young Men and Education

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

January 24, 2014

After the broadcast the conversation turned to how to mobilize parents, educators, school systems, and the culture in a movement to eliminate the achievement gap for young black children, especially boys.

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This week: Politics and Prose

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Education | Politics

February 27, 2015

This year’s Academy Award ceremony has been described as one of the most political in recent memory, as winners acceptance speeches included history lessons and calls to action on women’s issues and immigration.  We’ll take a closer look at comments on equal pay for women, feminism, and the civil rights movement coming out of the Oscars© winners circle.  Later in the show, as Black History Month comes to a close, we pause to remember the artistry of writer James Baldwin, whose provocative essays on race and identity in America still resonate.

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM AND CHAT BEGINNING AT 7:15PM (EDT)

 

(Image source: CNN, Patricia Arquette, Common, and John Legend, @Academy Awards, February 22, 2015)

 

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This week: Politics and Prose

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Education | Politics

February 27, 2015

This year’s Academy Award ceremony has been described as one of the most political in recent memory, as winners acceptance speeches included history lessons and calls to action on women’s issues and immigration.  We’ll take a closer look at comments on equal pay for women, feminism, and the civil rights movement coming out of the Oscars© winners circle.  Later in the show, as Black History Month comes to a close, we pause to remember the artistry of writer James Baldwin, whose provocative essays on race and identity in America still resonate.

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE STREAM AND CHAT BEGINNING AT 7:15PM (EDT)

 

(Image source: CNN, Patricia Arquette, Common, and John Legend, @Academy Awards, February 22, 2015)

 

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Keith Morris Washington on Lynching

Arts & Culture | Politics

Artist Keith Morris Washington talks about his series of paintings on lynchings.

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