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Basic Black Live: The High Stakes of Race & Leadership

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics


(Originally broadcast on July 8, 2011)

Mayor William "Willy" Lantigua of Lawrence, MA is the subject of a recall effort which is gaining momentum. Many in the Latino community are deeply embarrassed by the entire situation, but should they be? From the White House to the State House, should communities of color hold their leaders to a different standard?

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A Boston Poet: Mignon Ariel King

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

An interview with Boston poet Mignon Ariel King.
 

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Chez Vous

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

 Basic Black contributor Alesha Gunn visits a neighborhood institution, the skating rink Chez Vous.

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A Boston Poet: Mignon Ariel King

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

An interview with Boston poet Mignon Ariel King.
 

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Hip Hop Activist Rosa Clemente

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

Rosa Clemente was one of many presenters at the 2011 National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR) held in Boston April 8-10.  Clemente, who considers herself a proud “black Puerto Rican radical,” made it clear to other NCMR attendees that she dances to her own beat and doesn’t care who likes it.


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