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Basic Black: Surveillance Across the Color Line

Black Boston | Health | Politics | Science & Technology

April 8, 2016

This week on Basic Black, what does “security” mean in 2016 to communities of color. With the persistent plague of gun violence in Boston’s neighborhoods and the tragic bombings in Brussels still in the headlines as preparations for the 2016 Boston Marathon begin, security is at the forefront of conversations about policing. Close to home, we’ll take a look at the issue of body cameras for police and later, the larger issue of creating a secure environment in an age of domestic terrorism.
 

 
Philadelphia Police officers demonstrate a body-worn cameras being used as part of a pilot project in the department's 22nd District, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

 

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Basic Black: Climate Change and Environmental Racism

Black Boston

April 23, 2017

What will Trump's proposed E.P.A cuts mean for the city and state? Join host Tina Martin as she explores climate change and environmental racism with guest panelists Professor of Geography at Salem State University, Dr. Marcos Luna ; Assoc. Executive Director of Green Roots, Maria Belen Power; Chief Resilience Officer for the city of Boston, Dr. Atyia Martin; and Director of Eco-Innovation at Codman Square Neighborhood Corporation, and David Queely. 

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Revisiting Race at Emerson College

Black Boston | Education | Politics

Black Perspectives Now contributor Talia Whyte visits her alma mater to investigate the climate of race relations on campus.
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Remembering Julian Bond

Education | Politics

Marita Rivero discusses her childhood friend, civil rights activist Julian Bond.

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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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Transforming the Roxbury Community

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

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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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Power is... a college education - 1969

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