EDITOR'S NEWS PICK

The Case for Black With a Capital B

more

Search Results

Showing 21 through 30 of 31 results   < Previous  |  Next >

Basic Black: Readin', Writin', & Race

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Education | Politics

February 12, 2016

This week on Basic Black: education in the news. We’ll look at the controversy over accusations of racism at Boston Latin School; also, a discussion on the persistent trend of racial disparities in discipline, starting with kindergartners; and finally, in his first State of the Commonwealth address last month, Governor Baker called for a raise on the cap for charter schools, so we’ll discuss the pros and cons of a charter school education.

 

more

Basic Black: Breast Cancer and Women of Color

Black Boston | Health

October 29, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  According to a report from the American Cancer Society, “Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2016-2018,” breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among black women, and an estimated 30,700 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2016.  The diagnosis for African American women is often later and the disease is much more advanced and deadly. WGBH News’ Tina Martin sits down with doctors and survivors to discuss health care treatment options, survivor stories and day-to-day living. 

more

Basic Black: Breast Cancer and Women of Color

Black Boston | Health

October 29, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  According to a report from the American Cancer Society, “Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2016-2018,” breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among black women, and an estimated 30,700 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2016.  The diagnosis for African American women is often later and the disease is much more advanced and deadly. WGBH News’ Tina Martin sits down with doctors and survivors to discuss health care treatment options, survivor stories and day-to-day living. 

more

Basic Black LIVE

Black Boston | Politics

Panelists discuss the state of diversity in Massachusetts and the week in news in a LIVE edition of Basic Black.  (Originally broadcast on July 30, 2009)

more

Keith Morris Washington on Lynching

Arts & Culture | Politics

Artist Keith Morris Washington talks about his series of paintings on lynchings.

more

Wally's Café: The Soundtrack of the South End

Arts & Culture | Black Boston

By Virginia DePina

For nearly 70 years, Wally's Café has provided the South End with live jazz performances. The café is now a training ground for aspiring jazz musicians from various colleges and universities in the Boston area.

more

Frederick Douglass & The 4th of July: Community Readings

Arts & Culture | Black Boston | Politics

July 2014

At the monument of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment on the Boston Common, more than 60 people gathered together to participate in a community reading of “The Meaning of the Fourth of July For The Negro” a speech written by Frederick Douglass in 1852.

more

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.

more

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

Books Behind Bars: Literacy and Incarceration in Massachusetts

Black Boston | Business | Education

A look at an effort to combat illiteracy in America's prisons.
more

Showing 21 through 30 of 31 results   < Previous  |  Next >