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First Person: Sarah-Ann Shaw

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Education | Politics

Boston’s first African American television reporter, Sarah-Ann Shaw, talks about her early political influences, her activism during the civil rights era in Boston, and how she became a broadcasting pioneer. Always outspoken, Shaw is also very candid about the changes she has seen in the commitment of present-day black activists, churches, and reporters. 

 

(First Person is an oral history interview series with New England's iconic leaders of color.)

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Basic Black ONLINE Exclusive: Gay Rights and the Civil Rights Movement (November 5, 2009)

Black Boston | Politics

After the television broadcast, our panelists continued to explore the intersection of the gay rights movement and the modern civil rights movement.

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Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Senate & Obama's First Year

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

(Originally recorded January 21, 2010)  Our panelists continued the conversation after the television broadcast to delve deeper into the significant moments in Barack Obama's first year as President.

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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.

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Basic Black: 2008: The New Black Politics

Politics

Basic Black premieres its 41st season with this live election special, featuring a roundtable discussion hosted by television and radio commentator Callie Crossley.

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Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The 50th Anniversary of The Pill

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Health | Politics

(Originally streamed May 20, 2010)  This month marks the 50th anniversary of The Pill so after the television broadcast our panel examined the complicated and provocative history of birth control in communities of color.

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Basic Black Live ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Immigration, Health Care Reform, and Blacks in the Tea Party

Black Boston | Business | Education | Politics

(Originally streamed November 4, 2010) After the television broadcast, the conversation continued to cover immigration, health care reform, and tea party inroads into 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.
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Basic Black After The Broadcast: Herman Cain, GOP Frontrunner

Arts & Culture | Politics


(Originally streamed November 11, 2011)

After the television broadcast, the conversation continued with an exploration of Herman Cain's continued popularity despite being accused of sexual harassment by several women.

Our panel this week: Callie Crossley, Host of The Callie Crossley Show, 89.7 WGBH Radio; Kim McLarin, Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, Emerson College; Phillip Martin, reporter, 89.7 WGBH Radio; Ulli K. Ryder, Visiting Professor at Brown and Lecturer in Africana Studies, Simmons College; and Lionel McPherson, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Tufts University.
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Basic Black After The Broadcast: Black Buying Power

Business | Politics


(Originally streamed December 9, 2011)

After the broadcast the conversation shifted to focus on the buying power in black communities.


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