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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/XTJLNuniiZD1Cjh0we0iEw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black explores how does people of color fit into Massachusetts' emerging cannabis industry. Tito Jackson, Sieh Samura, Kobie Evans and Kim Napoli joins the panel. /episodes/get/91486 /episode/91486 Marijuana in Massachusetts & How People of Color Fit In /episode-player/91486

How does people of color fit into Massachusetts' emerging cannabis industry.

Air date:
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 06:17
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/SSU5-q7hzU1mG_BuhmgikA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The 2020 Presidential campaign is heating up with a swarm of eager candidates. Basic Black takes a look at the candidates running and how their platforms may impact communities of color. Phillip Martin, Rachel Kemp, Renee Graham & Steve Tompkins joins the panel. /episodes/get/91327 /episode/91327 2020 Presidential Outlook /episode-player/91327

The 2020 Presidential campaign is heating up with a swarm of eager candidates.

Air date:
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 05:08
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/9rU-wmyzxfk-Uhy6jOzCfw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Several movies that feature people of color are nominated for several awards at the 91st Academy awards. Basic Black explores why. Panelists: Daniel Callahan, Multimedia Artist & Filmmaker, Naheem Garcia, Actor, Director & Educator, Andrea Lyman, Actor, Singer & Board Member of New... /episodes/get/90112 /episode/90112 Oscars Preview /episode-player/90112

A look at the films and nominees of color at the Oscars.

Air date:
Mon, 02/25/2019 - 04:37
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/_N5lTgUVmB2c3AETmEKIoQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black examines how prevalent skin complexion is among communities of color today. Guest Panel: Jabari Asim author & Emerson College Professor, Psychologist, Dericka Canada-Cunningham, Singer, Actress & Educator, Lovely Hoffman & Ph.D. candidate Christina Douyon. /episodes/get/89776 /episode/89776 Colorism /episode-player/89776

Basic Black examines how prevalent skin complexion is among communities of color today.

Air date:
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 04:56
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/ZU8drcSSiurTZeXPqGRZAQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses R. Kelly and the slew of allegations he's faced throughout his career. We also talk about the surge in online videos featuring Black Americans facing unwarranted police calls or humiliation. Guest Panel: Phillip Martin of WGBH News, Kim McLarin of Emerson College,... /episodes/get/89627 /episode/89627 R. Kelly and "Living While Black" Viral Videos /episode-player/89627

R. Kelly Allegations & "Living While Black" viral videos

Air date:
Sun, 02/03/2019 - 20:01
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/tUQadPuagRviLSc3Rvo3Tg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Blacks dives into an epidemic affecting communities of color, diabetes. We are joined by a panel of experts to discuss ways to improve living with the disease. Guest Panel: James Morton of YMCA, Dana Barros of the Celtics, Monet Bland of Joslin Diabetes Center & Tracey Brown of... /episodes/get/90650 /episode/90650 "Diabetes Awareness & Healthy Lifestyles" /episode-player/90650

Diabetes Awareness & Healthy Lifestyles

Air date:
Sun, 01/27/2019 - 20:30
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