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Basic Black

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/dMTDwc3ZcXNTtIv13EksiA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false As Donald Trump forges ahead of establishment Republican candidates and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders fight over the Democratic base, will voters of color tip the balance? Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News; Dr. Paul Watanabe, director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at UMass... /episodes/get/39208 /episode/39208 Voters of Color: 31% And Rising /episode-player/39208

Voters of Color: 31% And Rising

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Thu, 02/25/2016 - 22:37
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/j0zC_KAqzyeKU-8JTjJCMw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The Black Panther Party for Self Defense fought to challenge racism in America. By raising their fists in defiance, they sought complete revolution, galvanizing a generation to take pride in being black. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News senior investigative reporter; Kim McLarin, associate... /episodes/get/38929 /episode/38929 Power To The People, Then and Now /episode-player/38929

The Black Panther Party is back in the news.

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Thu, 02/18/2016 - 22:42
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/j_Gt372knrtLTMC-3RoPEg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses issues in education: racism allegations at Boston Latin School, racial disparities in school discipline, and the charter school debate after Governor Baker's call for more. Panelists: Sonia Chang-Diaz, state senator; Katrina Shaw, CEO of Freedom House; Tito Jackson, city... /episodes/get/38647 /episode/38647 Readin', Writin' & Race /episode-player/38647

Readin', Writin' & Race

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Thu, 02/11/2016 - 20:33
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/fAH-reupGRMWMzECDNfHjA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses politics in Hollywood: the lack of diversity at the Oscars and the sexual assault charges brought against Bill Cosby. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News senior investigative reporter; Rev. Dr. Emmett Price III professor at Northeastern University; Julio Ricardo Varela,... /episodes/get/38461 /episode/38461 Hollywood Star Power and Politics /episode-player/38461

Hollywood Star Power and Politics

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Thu, 01/21/2016 - 21:29
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/MjBkk1ZD_wiIgB8-_J8s9g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses what it's like for Muslims in America in the wake of candidate Trump's call to ban Muslims entering the country. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News; Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, Council on American Islamic Relations – MA; Saher Selod, assistant professor of sociology at... /episodes/get/38280 /episode/38280 On Being Muslim and American /episode-player/38280

On Being Muslim and American

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Fri, 01/15/2016 - 02:12
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/D-dxCAH2ajY6idTl2YYB8Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts's annual report on the economic well-being of the state's Black population. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News senior investigative reporter; Atiyah Martin, Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Boston; Ana Patricia... /episodes/get/37910 /episode/37910 Massachusetts Economics in Black and Green /episode-player/37910

Massachusetts Economics in Black and Green

Air date:
Thu, 01/07/2016 - 20:39
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