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.