Basic Black takes a look at the Suffolk County district attorney race -- the first competitive one in more than 15 years. Callie Crossley speaks with guest panelists Yawu Miller of the Bay State Banner, Rahsaan Hall of ACLU Massachusetts, attorney Jose Lopez of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys, and WGBH senior investigative reporter Phillip Martin.
The Suffolk County District Attorney Race
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.
April 27, 2018
Basic Black: Puerto Rico UpdateThe latest on storm recovery in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
April 13, 2018
Basic Black: EducationTeachers of color discuss their experiences.
April 6, 2018
Basic Black: Mentoring Young Men and Boys of ColorMentoring Young Men and Boys of Color
March 30, 2018
Basic Black: FeminismFeminism -- what does it mean in the current political and social climate?
March 2, 2018
Basic Black: "Black Panther" and Its Box Office Success"Black Panther" and Its Box Office Success
February 16, 2018
Basic Black: Cotillions, Quinceanera, and DebutantesCotillions, Quinceanera, and Debutantes
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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.