Basic Black ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Criticizing Obama; The Cultural Impact of Oprah Winfrey
After the broadcast, the discussion turned to Cornel West's recent criticism of President Obama which prompted the question, "How should people of color hold the President accountable?" Later, the conversation turned to explore the cultural impact of Oprah Winfrey, who ended the 25 year run of her television show.
Our panel tonight: Latoyia Edwards, anchor, New England Cable News; Kim McLarin, Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, Emerson College; Jamarhl Crawford, editor and publisher, Blackstonian.com; Omar Wasow, fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University; and Emmett G. Price, chair, African American Studies Department, Northeastern University.