Our panel discusses mentoring young men and boys of color. Our guests are Robert Lewis Jr, founder of The Base, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Boston, James Morton, Rev. Dr. Emmett G. Price III from BPR’s “All Revved Up,” and Shawn Brown, Executive Director of Boston BAM – Becoming a Man.
Mentoring Young Men and Boys of Color
October 19, 2018
Basic Black: The Hate U Give“The Hate U Give” tackles several issues including race, class, crime and more.
October 12, 2018
Basic Black: Athletes and ActivismTwo years after Colin Kaepernick first took a knee silently protesting treatment of black people and communities of color by police and the justice system, the country is still at a fever pitch amid all the fallout.
October 5, 2018
Basic Black: POWER — Who has it, and what does it mean for communities of color?POWER — Who has it, and what does it mean for communities of color?
June 1, 2018
Basic Black: The Challenges of Running a Dance Company in BostonThe Challenges of Running a Dance Company in Boston
May 18, 2018
Basic Black: Kanye West, Childish Gambino, and Bill CosbyKanye West, Childish Gambino, and Bill Cosby.
May 11, 2018
50 years of Basic BlackWe celebrate 50 years of Basic Black on WGBH-2.
May 4, 2018
Basic Black: The Suffolk County District Attorney RaceBasic Black takes a look at the Suffolk County district attorney race.
April 27, 2018
Basic Black: Puerto Rico UpdateThe latest on storm recovery in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
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About Basic Black
Produced live at WGBH Studios in Boston, Basic Black is the longest-running program on public television focusing on the interests of people of color. The show, which was originally called Say Brother, was created in 1968 during the height of the civil rights movement as a response to the demand for public television programs reflecting the concerns of communities of color.