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Basic Black: A New Kind of Politics in Boston?

Black Boston | Politics


September 27, 2013

This week on Basic Black, we now know that John Connolly and Martin Walsh will face-off in the November election. And political new-comer Michelle Wu is poised to win one of the four at-large seats on the city council. As they march towards November 5, how will they make an appeal to an increasingly diverse, majority-minority city?



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Basic Black: A New Kind of Politics in Boston?

Black Boston | Politics


September 27, 2013

This week on Basic Black, we now know that John Connolly and Martin Walsh will face-off in the November election. And political new-comer Michelle Wu is poised to win one of the four at-large seats on the city council. As they march towards November 5, how will they make an appeal to an increasingly diverse, majority-minority city?



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Basic Black: Affordable Housing

Black Boston

April 7, 2017

In Boston and across the state, families are finding themselves priced out of the market for housing large enough to accommodate them. Some groups like the CDCs are trying to fix the problem by transforming their own neighbhood. Joining Callie Crossley on this week's broadcast are Attorney and President of the Boston City Council, Michelle Wu; Managing Director, Real Estate Development at Preservation of Affordable Housing, Rodger Brown; Executive Director of Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation,Gail Latimore; and WGBH News Senior Investigative Reporter, Phillip Martin.

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Basic Black: Affordable Housing

Black Boston

April 7, 2017

In Boston and across the state, families are finding themselves priced out of the market for housing large enough to accommodate them. Some groups like the CDCs are trying to fix the problem by transforming their own neighbhood. Joining Callie Crossley on this week's broadcast are Attorney and President of the Boston City Council, Michelle Wu; Managing Director, Real Estate Development at Preservation of Affordable Housing, Rodger Brown; Executive Director of Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation,Gail Latimore; and WGBH News Senior Investigative Reporter, Phillip Martin.

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The Women of Boston's City Council

Politics

For the first time in nearly 20 years, the Boston City Council has four women serving simultaneously. The election victories of Annissa Essaibi-George and Andrea Campbell have ushered in a new era of Boston politics. 

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Michelle Wu: Making Her Mark On Boston

Arts & Culture | Politics


October 11, 2013

If Michelle Wu is elected, she would become the first Asian American woman to sit on the Boston City Council. 
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