Tavis Smiley and Cornel West
Tavis Smiley and Cornel West join Kim McLarin for a provocative conversation on race, black leadership, and accountability.
Capturing Black Life: A Conversation with Photo Historian Deborah Willis
Photographer and photo historian Deborah Willis discusses her life and work.
Searching for Sally Hemings: A Conversation with Author Annette Gordon-Reed
2010 MacArthur "Genius" Award recipient Annette Gordon-Reed. (Originally broadcast January 8, 2009) Before winning the MacArthur award, Professor Gordon-Reed sat down for a lengthy interview on Basic Black to discuss her book, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.
Jazz and Rock Drummer Cindy Blackman
Basic Black host Kim McLarin speaks with jazz and rock drummer Cindy Blackman.
Poetry & Conversation with Afaa Michael Weaver
Poet Afaa Michael Weaver talks about the life stories that inspire his work.
A Conversation with Boston Superintendent Carol Johnson
Superintendent Carol Johnson joins host Kim McLarin in a conversation about her goals for the Boston public school system and the challenges that she faces.
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"The essence of this book revealed itself to me over the course of thirty years in a series of epiphanies…” says Jon Jeter in describing the process of writing his new book, Flat Broke in the Free Market: How Globalization Fleeced Working People.
Jeter has traveled across four continents documenting the stories of ordinary folks whose lives and livelihood are colliding with the rise of globalization. Publisher’s Weekly describes Flat Broke in the Free Market as “an eloquent, no-holds-barred indictment of globalization…”
Flat Broke is a piercing examination of the impact of global economic policy, yet it also offers hope for the future of working people by looking at international movements that have forced a re-thinking of the goals of globalization.
Jon Jeter was the Washington Post bureau chief for southern African from 1999 to 2003 and the Post’s bureau chief for South America from 2003 to 2004. He was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
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