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Basic Black LIVE: Bullying; Environmental Justice

(Originally broadcast on April 22, 2010)  This week on Basic Black: This month marks the one year anniversary of the death of 11 year-old Carl Walker-Hoover, who committed suicide as a result of being bullied at school. Tonight, we'll look at the impact of bullying and potential solutions to keep children safe. Later, in recognition of Earth Day, we'll discuss the economic and health impacts of environmental racism and activism, as well as the benefits to communities of color of the “green economy.” Our panelists: Kim McLarin, Writer-in-Residence, Emerson College; Peniel Joseph, professor of history, Tufts University; Kalila Barnett, Executive Director of Alternatives for Community and Environment; and Kim McLaurin, associate professor of law, Suffolk Law 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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