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Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: A Focus On Health Issues

After the broadcast, our panelists continued to discuss the impact of pending health care legislation on communities of color.  (Originally broascast/streamed on November 19, 2009).

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

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ABOUT BASIC BLACK

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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