Basic Black Live After The Broadcast: Martin, Malcolm, & Magneto
(Originally streamed July 8, 2011)
After the broadcast, the discussion turned to metaphors and the new summer movie, X-Men: First Class. According to some writers and reviewers, race is the x-factor in the new blockbuster film, which is set in 1962 during the height of the civil rights movement.
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; Alejandra St. Guillen, executive director, Oiste; and Russell Contreras, reporter, Associated Press.