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Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: On What It Means To Be "Acting White"

(Originally streamed July 22, 2010)  After the broadcast our panelists delved into a discussion of the notion of "acting white" based on a recent book by Stuart Buck.  Our panel:  Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter, WGBH Radio; Latoyia Edwards, anchor, New England Cable News; Davarian Baldwin, professor of American Studies, Trinity College.

Basic Black returns October 21, 2010 with live broadcasts and a new 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.

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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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