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Basic Black LIVE: Bullying; Environmental Justice

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Health | Politics | Science & Technology

(Originally broadcast on April 22, 2010)  Our panel explores the issue of bullying and later in the broadcast, an acknowlegement of Earth Day and the "green economy" in communities of color.

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Transforming the Roxbury Community

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Business | Health | Politics

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Mass Decision 2010: Jill Stein Supporters Speak Out

Black Boston | Business | Politics

Supporters for Jill Stein on the problems with the Democrat and Republican parties.

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Mass Decision 2010: The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization Hosts Massachusetts' Gubernatorial Candidates

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

In his opening remarks to audience, Rev. Hurmon Hamilton declared, "in God's political calculation, God takes the poor, those at the bottom, and raises them..." more

A Conversation with Environmental Activist Van Jones

Politics | Science & Technology

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte talks with environmental activist Van Jones.
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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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Food Justice (Eating Green - part 1 of 3)

Black Boston | Health | Politics

Eating Green: Food and Environmental Justice in Boston (part 1 of a 3-part series)

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Black and Meatless - sort of... (Eating Green - part 3 of 3)

Black Boston | Health | Science & Technology

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte breaks down the differences between carnivores, and everyone else.  This is the final installment of the three-part series, Eating Green: Food and Environmental Justice in Boston.

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The Food Problem (Eating Green - part 2 of 3)

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Health | Science & Technology

Basic Black contributor Talia Whyte delves into the mission of the Boston Collaborative on Food and Fitness.

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The Casino Debate & Communities of Color

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Health | Politics

The recent controversy around NFL player Michael Vick's participation in dog fighting put a spotlight on the many gambling habits happening within high risk communities around the country. According to those who are against the Massachusetts casino proposal, they say casinos would only exacerbate problem gambling among those mostly affected, namely people of color and low income communities.

 

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