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Basic Black After the Broadcast: Politics in black and white...and color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

October 3, 2014

After the broadcast, the conversation continued with the discussion of the editorial cartoon in the Boston Herald, an effort to satirize recent Secret Service breaches resulted in a racial firestorm of criticism for the cartoonist and the Herald.

 

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Basic Black: Politics in black and white... and color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

October 3, 2014

This week on Basic Black: an editorial cartoon about Secret Service lapses creates a firestorm and we look at Eric Holder's legacy in civil rights law and racial justice.  From special programs such as the death of Nelson Mandela and a deep dive into the causes of the racial eruption in Ferguson, MO, to an exploration of the rapid rise of black immigration in Massachusetts or the use of the n-word in major league locker rooms, Basic Black conversations respond in the moment to events in politics, culture, art, and community.
 

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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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Youth Fighting Fat (Part One): Growing A Healthy Community

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Education | Health

Part one of a three-part series by Talia Whyte

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