Basic Black After The Broadcast: The Culture of Hazing
(Originally streamed May 11, 2012)
The beating death of Florida A&M student Robert Champion during a hazing ritual is back in the news as all of the accused have now turned themselves in to authorities. Champion's death has led to a re-examination of hazing in the media, but our Basic Black conversation goes beyond the practice of hazing to look at the culture of hazing.
Callie Crossley, host and executive editor, The Callie Crossley Show
Kim McLarin, author and assistant professor of creative writing, Emerson College
Phillip Martin, senior reporter, 89.7 WGBH Radio
Lionel McPherson, associate professor of philosophy, Tufts University