Basic Black Live After The Broadcast: Whitney Houston
Originally streamed February 17, 2012
After the broadcast, the conversation continued with final thoughts about Black History Month. Our focus then turned to a discussion on how the media covered the death of Whitney Houston. Who got it right and who got it wrong?
Our panel this week: Callie Crossley, Host and Executive Editor, WGBH Radio; Kim McLarin, Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College; Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University, and Omar Wasow, Co-Founder of Black Planet and contributor to The Root.com.