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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/iIV5tLIjRd_cUkyNRSMtOA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses Prince's untimely death, Beyonce's starpower, and the legacy of Harriet Tubman in the context of race and mainstream recognition of historic figures. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News investigative reporter; Andrew Leong, associate professor at UMass Boston;... /episodes/get/41726 /episode/41726 Celebrating a Prince, a Queen, and a General /episode-player/41726

Basic Black discusses the legacies of history makers Prince, Beyonce and Harriet Tubman.

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Fri, 04/29/2016 - 03:20
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/MlXxHP6ELm2S0daDyI0FwA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses whether athletes have a responsibility to use their platforms to highlight social inequities. Panelists: Rev. Dr. Emmett Price III, associate professor of music at Northeastern University; Peter Roby, athletic director at Northeastern University; and Chris Collins, interim... /episodes/get/41305 /episode/41305 Players, Protests & Politics /episode-player/41305

Players, Protests & Politics

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Fri, 04/22/2016 - 04:23
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/9sZ4fcFpgAWDrQt_1yXZDg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses issues in Boston's public schools, including standardized testing, charter schools, and race relations at Boston Latin School. Panelists: Rahn Dorsey, chief of education for the City of Boston; Rahsaan Hall, director of the ACLU-MA Racial Justice Program; Tommy Chang,... /episodes/get/41066 /episode/41066 Beyond Black and White: Boston's Public Schools /episode-player/41066

Beyond Black and White: Boston's Public Schools

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Thu, 04/14/2016 - 22:39
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/c9QoMcmYVycvVrS4JgyRgw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses surveillance and policing as headlines highlight gun violence, body cameras, and Boston Marathon security. Guest host Latoyia Edwards moderates. Panelists: Segun Idowu, co-founder of the Boston Police Camera Action Team; Phillip Martin, WGBH News; Andrea Cabral, former MA... /episodes/get/40611 /episode/40611 Surveillance Across the Color Lines /episode-player/40611

Surveillance Across the Color Lines

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Fri, 04/08/2016 - 01:29
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/VHGd2atsjnuedgAjrt_iDQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Mayor Walsh has made a real effort to revitalize Boston's creative community, even going so far as having a cabinet level arts czar. But how are artists of color benefiting from these efforts? Panelists: Jason Talbot, Artists for Humanity; Summer Williams, Company One Theatre; Barbara Lewis,... /episodes/get/40390 /episode/40390 Black Art & Black Audiences /episode-player/40390

How are artists and audiences of color benefitting from the newfound focus on the arts?

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Fri, 04/01/2016 - 05:47
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/vWsbWjOBUKbhnWzln9AMlQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false When it comes to women of color in America, the notion of beauty can be fractured through a prism of race, class, and history. Guest host Latoyia Edwards. Panelists: Myechia Minter-Jordan, president and CEO of the Dimock Center; Marisol Negron, assistant professor of American and Latino studies at... /episodes/get/41115 /episode/41115 Skin Deep: Women of Color and Beauty /episode-player/41115

Skin Deep: Women of Color and Beauty

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Fri, 03/04/2016 - 03:20
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