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Basic Black ONLINE Exclusive: On The Sentencing of Chuck Turner

(Originally streamed January 28, 2011)  After the broadcast, the discussion continued regarding the three-year prison sentence handed down to Chuck Turner earlier in the week.  Turner was convicted on October 29th on federal charges of bribery.

Our panel: Latoyia Edwards, anchor, New England Cable News; Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter, 89.7 WGBH Radio; Robert Fortes, political consultant and president of The Fortes Group; and Russell Contreras, reporter, Associated Press.
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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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