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Basic Black: Marvel's "Black Panther"

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"Black Panther" and Its Box Office Success

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Basic Black: Marvel's "Black Panther"

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"Black Panther" and Its Box Office Success

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Basic Black: Teachers of Color in the Classroom

Education

March 13, 2018

As teachers have been in the news lately for issues ranging from school safety and gun laws to fair pay and labor strikes, Callie Crossley sat down with teachers of color to discuss the various challenges of the job. In addition to the issues that have made national headlines, they discussed the unique experiences of teacher of color, and ways that school systems can increase teacher diversity.

The panel:

Marcus Walker, teacher at Excel High School in South Boston

Nivia Piña, teacher at Muñiz Academy in Jamaica Plain

Sam Texeira, teacher at Henderson Inclusion School in Dorchester

Kevin Dua, teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin

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Basic Black: Teachers of Color in the Classroom

Education

March 13, 2018

As teachers have been in the news lately for issues ranging from school safety and gun laws to fair pay and labor strikes, Callie Crossley sat down with teachers of color to discuss the various challenges of the job. In addition to the issues that have made national headlines, they discussed the unique experiences of teacher of color, and ways that school systems can increase teacher diversity.

The panel:

Marcus Walker, teacher at Excel High School in South Boston

Nivia Piña, teacher at Muñiz Academy in Jamaica Plain

Sam Texeira, teacher at Henderson Inclusion School in Dorchester

Kevin Dua, teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin

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Basic Black Live: The Realities of Affirmative Action

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

(Originally broadcast May 20, 2010)  This week on Basic Black we discussed the consideration of affirmative action in the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court.

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Basic Black Live: Headlines From the "Culture Wars" and Beyond

Arts & Culture | Politics


This week we take a look a headlines from the "culture wars" and beyond including: the rise of Jeremy Lin, the birth control controversy, The Help actresses in contention for Academy Awards, and Chris Brown and Rihanna back together performing at the Grammys.


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A Conversation with Issa Rae: The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

Contributor Talia Whyte comments on the web series, The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl:  "The sudden success of “Awkward Black Girl” says a lot about not only the potential of viral video and good old-fashioned word of mouth, but also a growing desire among people of color to see better portrayals of their communities in the media"  She caught a few minutes with the series creator, Issa Rae. more

A Conversation with Lee Daniels, Director of "Precious"

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

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Remembering Julian Bond

Education | Politics

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

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Science Fiction in Black and White

Arts & Culture

Star Wars: The Force Awakens created uproar with casting John Boyega, a Black man as the lead actor. In a galaxy with droids, ewoks and other creatures of fantasy, what role does race play? Nettrice Gaskins, PhD., director of Boston Arts Academy’s STEAM Lab and researcher of cultural paradigms in Afrofuturism, Science Fiction and Fantasy discusses with Basic Black the reasons for such a backlash from fans of science fiction, and the Hollywood typecasting of ethnic groups in science-fiction films.

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