PUTTING THE SOUL IN PUBLIC MEDIA SINCE 1968: Basic Black was created in during the turmoil of the civil rights movement as a response to the demand for public television programs reflecting the concerns of African Americans. Now, forty years later, in the midst of another historical political shift, the mission of Basic Black remains strong. The historic 2008 presidential race, the reexamination of racial ideologies, the search for new black leadership, the embrace of a global citizenship, and the continuing search for solutions to pressing concerns demand a fresh examination of the black experience. Basic Black on broadband will reflec
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The horrific murders in Charleston, SC and examine the impact on social justice movements.
This week on Basic Black - a vision for a new Boston.
Making history and living history
Free Speech and Fair Play
Baltimore... From the streets to the stage
A Change is Gonna Come...
We'll explore what happens when an historical fact is an uncomfortable truth.
A Thaw in the Cold War?
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