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Basic Black After The Broadcast: African, Caribbean, and American

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

April 4, 2014

After the broadcast, the conversation continued on the growth of black immigrant communities in Boston, the changing meanings of identity, and how Africans, Caribbeans, and African Americans can find common ground.


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Basic Black: Becoming Black Americans

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

April 4, 2014


In "The changing face of citizenship," Boston Globe reporter Maria Sacchetti examines how an increasing number of black immigrants are committed to becoming American citizens, in fact it is a point of great pride once the goal is met.  In Massachusetts, as Saccetti reported, the number of new black citizens has doubled.  This week on Basic Black our conversation explores the political, economic, and cultural impacts of this growing trend.  We're joined by Evandro Carvalho, a native of Cape Verde and winner of the 5th Suffolk District State Rep primary race and Samuel Gebru, founder of the Ethiopian Global Initiative.



Photo: Amina Ahmed, formerly from Nigeria, takes the oath of citizenship during a swearing-in ceremony for 5,000 new citizens at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
 

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Basic Black: Becoming Black Americans

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

April 4, 2014


In "The changing face of citizenship," Boston Globe reporter Maria Sacchetti examines how an increasing number of black immigrants are committed to becoming American citizens, in fact it is a point of great pride once the goal is met.  In Massachusetts, as Saccetti reported, the number of new black citizens has doubled.  This week on Basic Black our conversation explores the political, economic, and cultural impacts of this growing trend.  We're joined by Evandro Carvalho, a native of Cape Verde and winner of the 5th Suffolk District State Rep primary race and Samuel Gebru, founder of the Ethiopian Global Initiative.



Photo: Amina Ahmed, formerly from Nigeria, takes the oath of citizenship during a swearing-in ceremony for 5,000 new citizens at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
 

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Basic Black: Becoming Black Americans

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

April 4, 2014


In "The changing face of citizenship," Boston Globe reporter Maria Sacchetti examines how an increasing number of black immigrants are committed to becoming American citizens, in fact it is a point of great pride once the goal is met.  In Massachusetts, as Saccetti reported, the number of new black citizens has doubled.  This week on Basic Black our conversation explores the political, economic, and cultural impacts of this growing trend.  We're joined by Evandro Carvalho, a native of Cape Verde and winner of the 5th Suffolk District State Rep primary race and Samuel Gebru, founder of the Ethiopian Global Initiative.



Photo: Amina Ahmed, formerly from Nigeria, takes the oath of citizenship during a swearing-in ceremony for 5,000 new citizens at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
 

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Basic Black: Millennials

Politics

February 21, 2017

Basic Black speaks with millennials of color about their generation’s political concerns, hopes for the future, and lifestyle with host Callie Crossley of Under the Radar 89.7FM. Join the conversation with Rep. Juana Matias of 16th Essex District in Lawrence; Vice President, Strategy and Growth, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce,Justin Kang; Emerson College Assoc. Professor, Kim McLarin;  and Chairmain of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts Black Caucus and President of the Ethiopian Global Initiative, Samuel Gebru.

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Basic Black: Millennials

Politics

February 21, 2017

Basic Black speaks with millennials of color about their generation’s political concerns, hopes for the future, and lifestyle with host Callie Crossley of Under the Radar 89.7FM. Join the conversation with Rep. Juana Matias of 16th Essex District in Lawrence; Vice President, Strategy and Growth, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce,Justin Kang; Emerson College Assoc. Professor, Kim McLarin;  and Chairmain of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts Black Caucus and President of the Ethiopian Global Initiative, Samuel Gebru.

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