Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Rev. Al Sharpton v. Cornel West: Setting the "Black Agenda"
(Originally streamed April 15, 2011)
After the broadcast our panel went beyond the specifics of the heated exchange between Cornel West and Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss President Barack Obama's leadership.
Our panel: Callie Crossley, host of The Callie Crossley Show, 89.7 WGBH Radio; Kim McLarin, assistant professor of writing, literature, and publishing, Emerson College; Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter, 89.7 WGBH Radio; Ravi Perry, assistant professor of political science at Clark University; and Meghan Irons, reporter, The Boston Globe.