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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/0_BLb5VMgi2CFzktvMUMyQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Guest host Chris Collins hosts a discussion on the politicization of sports in the era of Trump and anthem-kneeling. Panelists: Renee Graham, Boston Globe opinion columnist; Kim McLarin, Associate Professor at Emerson College; Gary Washburn, NBA writer for the Boston Globe; and Robert Lewis Sr.,... /episodes/get/60534 /episode/60534 The Power and Politics of Sports /episode-player/60534

Trump, the NFL and the power and politics of sports.

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Mon, 10/23/2017 - 05:08
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/fATHywe8Kl2gapNDOH8Kcw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black takes a look at Trump's decision to overturn DACA and what that means for Dreamers. Panelists: State representative and Congressional candidate Juana Matias; Dr. Ahmed Ragab, associate professor at Harvard's Divinity School; Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter for... /episodes/get/60398 /episode/60398 Trump's Decision to Overturn DACA /episode-player/60398

A look at Trump's decision to overturn DACA and what that means for the Dreamers.

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Mon, 10/16/2017 - 05:28
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/J12EyO4SL2w5C2uSrj8onQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses Puerto Rico two weeks post-Hurricane Maria. Phillip Martin, investigative reporter for WGBH News; Julio Varela, co-host of politics podcast "In The Thick"; Dr. Pedro Reina-Pérez, Harvard’s Puerto Rico Winter Institute; and Dr. Marcos Luna, professor at Salem State... /episodes/get/60467 /episode/60467 October 6, 2017 - Puerto Rico 2 Weeks after Hurricane Maria /episode-player/60467

October 6, 2017 - Puerto Rico 2 Weeks after Hurricane Maria

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Tue, 10/10/2017 - 05:44
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/4DmQXVDW3Qnb0fBSfAmPcg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black discusses hate speech and hate crimes in the Trump era. Is it a new trend, or is it the same old American racism wrapped in a new package? Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News senior investigative reporter; Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College; Carl Williams, staff... /episodes/get/54231 /episode/54231 Hate Speech and Racism /episode-player/54231

Hate speech and racism in 2017

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Wed, 07/05/2017 - 07:29
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/7Z6d0Id4AKThPAYJxF4oew==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black looks at the historic 1967 Supreme Court case that struck down laws against interracial marriage that still existed in 16 states. Guest host Tina Martin facilitates. Panelists: couple Chandra (blogger, Tales From Your One Black Friend) and Mac Craven; and couple Carmen Fields (past... /episodes/get/54066 /episode/54066 The 50th Anniversary of Loving Day /episode-player/54066

The 50th anniversary of Loving Day

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Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:38
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/OPlgIRFcgR7mJfem_pVpyQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Can an urban farm make a difference in a community labeled a food desert? Panelists: Mallory Sin, community nutritionist at Whittier Street Health Center; Vivien Morris, founder of the Mattapan Food & Fitness Coalition; Dr. Alison Brown, interim president of the Dorchester Food Co-Op; Rep.... /episodes/get/53247 /episode/53247 Strategies to Reduce Food Deserts /episode-player/53247

Strategies to Reduce Food Deserts

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Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:01
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