Editor's News Pick

Using food as a racial metaphor

more

Search Results

Showing 1 through 10 of 11 results     Next >

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West

Arts & Culture | Business | Education | Politics

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West join Kim McLarin for a provocative conversation on race, black leadership, and accountability.

more

Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Cambridge Police Department and Henry Louis Gates

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

(Originally streamed July 1, 2010)

more

Basic Black Live: The War Between the States and Sharpton v. West

Arts & Culture | Politics


(Originally broadcast on April 15, 2011) 

This week marks the official beginning of ceremonies marking the 150th Anniversary of The Civil War. How should African Americans look at the commemorations and historical re-tellings to come? Also, we'll examine the heated exchange between Rev. Al Sharpton and Cornel West over Barack Obama's leadership and whether he's done enough for communities of color.
more

Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Rev. Al Sharpton v. Cornel West: Setting the "Black Agenda"

Arts & Culture | Politics


(Originally streamed April 15, 2011) 

After the broadcast our panel went beyond the specifics of the heated exchange between Cornel West and Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss President Barack Obama's leadership.
more

Basic Black Live: The War Between the States and Sharpton v. West

Arts & Culture | Politics


(Originally broadcast on April 15, 2011) 

This week marks the official beginning of ceremonies marking the 150th Anniversary of The Civil War. How should African Americans look at the commemorations and historical re-tellings to come? Also, we'll examine the heated exchange between Rev. Al Sharpton and Cornel West over Barack Obama's leadership and whether he's done enough for communities of color.
more

Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Criticizing Obama; The Cultural Impact of Oprah Winfrey

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

(Originally streamed May 27, 2011)

After the broadcast, the discussion turned to Cornel West's recent criticism of President Obama which prompted the question, "How should people of color hold the President accountable?"  Later, the conversation turned to explore the cultural impact of Oprah Winfrey, who ended the 25 year run of her television show.
more

Basic Black Live: The Link Between Poverty and Crime; Criticizing Obama

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics


(Originally broadcast on May 27, 2011)

Is there a link between poverty and prison? Also, criticism of President Obama comes from unexpected quarters, prompting the question, "How should people of color hold President Obama accountable?" In our online conversation after the broadcast, we discuss the end of an era and the cultural impact of Oprah Winfrey.

more

Basic Black Live: The Link Between Poverty and Crime; Criticizing Obama

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics


(Originally broadcast on May 27, 2011)

Is there a link between poverty and prison? Also, criticism of President Obama comes from unexpected quarters, prompting the question, "How should people of color hold President Obama accountable?" In our online conversation after the broadcast, we discuss the end of an era and the cultural impact of Oprah Winfrey.

more

This Week: Cornel West and Black Prophetic Fire

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

October 24, 2014

In the aftermath of his arrest protesting the killing of Michael Brown, a young black man shot to death by a white police officer, Cornel West sits down for a conversation with Callie Crossley about his new book Black Prophetic Fire, an examination of the lives of historic African American icons and how their courage to speak truth to power still resonates with contemporary activism from the events in Ferguson, MO to taking a stand against the policies of the Obama Administration.

 

(Photo credit: Meredith Nierman, WGBH.)

 

more

This Week: Cornel West and Black Prophetic Fire

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

October 24, 2014

In the aftermath of his arrest protesting the killing of Michael Brown, a young black man shot to death by a white police officer, Cornel West sits down for a conversation with Callie Crossley about his new book Black Prophetic Fire, an examination of the lives of historic African American icons and how their courage to speak truth to power still resonates with contemporary activism from the events in Ferguson, MO to taking a stand against the policies of the Obama Administration.

 

(Photo credit: Meredith Nierman, WGBH.)

 

more

Showing 1 through 10 of 11 results     Next >