Basic Black

2017 Local and State Elections

Season 2017 Episode 20171103 | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Basic Black discussed 2017 local elections featuring candidates of color who had to appeal to majority-white voting blocs: Yvonne Spicer, Lydia Edwards, and Tito Jackson. Panelists: Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College; Phillip Martin, WGBH senior investigative reporter; Ken Cooper, WGBH senior editor; and Kevin Peterson, founder/executive director of The New Democracy Coalition.

Aired: 11/03/17

Rating: NR

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