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Basic Black LIVE: A Focus on Current Health Issues

Originally broadcast on November 19, 2009)  In this episode of Basic Black the focus is on health. We'll take a look at the high rates of the H1N1 virus among African Americans and Latinos. We'll also discuss the status of health care reform and the impact of new legislation on communities of color. The episode also features an excerpt from a video about flu prevention produced by the Boston Public Health Commission, which you can view in its entirety here.

 

Our panelists:  Phillip Martin, Executive Producer, Lifted Veils Productions, Latoyia Edwards, the health reporter for New England Cable News, Azzie Young, President and CEO of Mattapan Community Health Center, and Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University.

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Basic Black is produced live in WGBH's Studio B featuring a panel of the region’s sharpest observers of the current news, events, and topics impacting black communities locally and nationally. A simultaneous live stream at www.basicblack.org gives viewers the opportunity to submit comments and questions in real time during the broadcast.

Since 1968, Basic Black (formerly Say Brother) has reflected on the concerns and culture of African Americans through conversations, performances, and short-form documentaries. Basic Black captures the stories and events that illuminate the African American experience in the Boston area and beyond.

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