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2017 Local and State Elections

Season 2017 Episode 20171103

About the Episode

Basic Black discussed 2017 local elections featuring candidates of color who had to appeal to majority-white voting blocs: Yvonne Spicer, Lydia Edwards, and Tito Jackson. Panelists: Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College; Phillip Martin, WGBH senior investigative reporter; Ken Cooper, WGBH senior editor; and Kevin Peterson, founder/executive director of The New Democracy Coalition.

Aired: 11/02/17 | Expires: | Runtime: 26m 46s
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