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Basic Black Live: Shifting Racial Fault Lines

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics


June 7, 2013

The folks who make Cheerios thought their commercial highlighted the heart health benefits of their product.  All anyone sees is the interracial family consuming the cereal; the virulent racist reaction moves YouTube to shut down the comments section...
 
Michelle Obama confronts a heckler who interrupted her remarks at a private fundraiser…Twitter erupts on all sides of the issue...
 
And a challenge to the appointment of a white person to lead the board of Roxbury Community College sparks a debate….?


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A Conversation with Tito Jackson

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte talks with community activist Tito Jackson.

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Slideshow: A Candidate Forum for Boston City Council District 7

Black Boston | Politics

Photos by Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter fro WGBH Radio, 89.7.
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"We Saved A Community"

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

by Talia Whyte

State Rep. Byron Rushing joined local community activists at Hibernian Hall Oct. 19 to discuss the history of the 45-year-old Madison Park Development Corporation, as well as highlight the roots of black activism in Boston.
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Eartha Kitt - 1979

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Vocalist and actress Eartha Kitt talks about her childhood and feeling "unwanted" as a multiracial child. more

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