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Basic Black Live: African American Spirituality

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics


(Originally broadcast on December 16, 2011)

In a season of celebration and reflection for many religions and faiths, Basic Black presents "Sacred: African American Spirituality," a live conversation focusing on the spectrum of religious beliefs in the African American community, and how those beliefs have shaped its culture, politics and history. The show will also look at the rise of Islam amongst African Americans, the increasing adoption of Buddhism and Judaism, and the small but growing community of atheists, agnostics, and non-believers.

This special presentation was simulcast live on both WGBH's World channel and The Root, a leading online source of news and commentary from the African American perspective.
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Basic Black Live: Headlines From the "Culture Wars" and Beyond

Arts & Culture | Politics


This week we take a look a headlines from the "culture wars" and beyond including: the rise of Jeremy Lin, the birth control controversy, The Help actresses in contention for Academy Awards, and Chris Brown and Rihanna back together performing at the Grammys.


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Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Education | Health | Politics

April 6th, 2018

As Basic Black continues to celebrate its 50th season, guest host Chris Collins sat down with an all-male panel to discuss mentoring young men and boys of color in Boston and why mentoring black and brown boys is vital today.  As the recent death of Stephon Clark and the Parkland, Florida shooting, the panel discusses how these incidents and others weigh on the lives of youth.  They also discuss how mentoring in their own lives has helped them to succeed.  

The panel:

Shawn Brown, Executive Director of Boston B.A.M. - Becoming A Man program in Boston

Robert Lewis Jr., founder, The Base

James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston

Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III, founding Pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship. He's also a regular contributor to WGBH’s Boston Public Radio segment, All Revved Up! 

 

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Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Education | Health | Politics

April 6th, 2018

As Basic Black continues to celebrate its 50th season, guest host Chris Collins sat down with an all-male panel to discuss mentoring young men and boys of color in Boston and why mentoring black and brown boys is vital today.  As the recent death of Stephon Clark and the Parkland, Florida shooting, the panel discusses how these incidents and others weigh on the lives of youth.  They also discuss how mentoring in their own lives has helped them to succeed.  

The panel:

Shawn Brown, Executive Director of Boston B.A.M. - Becoming A Man program in Boston

Robert Lewis Jr., founder, The Base

James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston

Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III, founding Pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship. He's also a regular contributor to WGBH’s Boston Public Radio segment, All Revved Up! 

 

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Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Education | Health | Politics

April 6th, 2018

As Basic Black continues to celebrate its 50th season, guest host Chris Collins sat down with an all-male panel to discuss mentoring young men and boys of color in Boston and why mentoring black and brown boys is vital today.  As the recent death of Stephon Clark and the Parkland, Florida shooting, the panel discusses how these incidents and others weigh on the lives of youth.  They also discuss how mentoring in their own lives has helped them to succeed.  

The panel:

Shawn Brown, Executive Director of Boston B.A.M. - Becoming A Man program in Boston

Robert Lewis Jr., founder, The Base

James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston

Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III, founding Pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship. He's also a regular contributor to WGBH’s Boston Public Radio segment, All Revved Up! 

 

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Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Education | Health | Politics

April 6th, 2018

As Basic Black continues to celebrate its 50th season, guest host Chris Collins sat down with an all-male panel to discuss mentoring young men and boys of color in Boston and why mentoring black and brown boys is vital today.  As the recent death of Stephon Clark and the Parkland, Florida shooting, the panel discusses how these incidents and others weigh on the lives of youth.  They also discuss how mentoring in their own lives has helped them to succeed.  

The panel:

Shawn Brown, Executive Director of Boston B.A.M. - Becoming A Man program in Boston

Robert Lewis Jr., founder, The Base

James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston

Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III, founding Pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship. He's also a regular contributor to WGBH’s Boston Public Radio segment, All Revved Up! 

 

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Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Education | Health | Politics

April 6th, 2018

As Basic Black continues to celebrate its 50th season, guest host Chris Collins sat down with an all-male panel to discuss mentoring young men and boys of color in Boston and why mentoring black and brown boys is vital today.  As the recent death of Stephon Clark and the Parkland, Florida shooting, the panel discusses how these incidents and others weigh on the lives of youth.  They also discuss how mentoring in their own lives has helped them to succeed.  

The panel:

Shawn Brown, Executive Director of Boston B.A.M. - Becoming A Man program in Boston

Robert Lewis Jr., founder, The Base

James Morton, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston

Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III, founding Pastor of Community of Love Christian Fellowship. He's also a regular contributor to WGBH’s Boston Public Radio segment, All Revved Up! 

 

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A Conversation with Nelson George

Arts & Culture | Politics

An interview with author Nelson George.

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The 11th Annual Roxbury Film Festival

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

Basic Black contributor Bridgit Brown attended the Roxbury Film festival, now in its 11th year.

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Close To Home

Black Boston | Health

Basic Black contributor Sheena Quintyne sat down with Priscilla Rorie to talk about empowering young people to combat domestic violence.

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