Basic Black

Celebrating a Prince, a Queen, and a General

Season 2016 Episode 43 | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

Basic Black discusses Prince's untimely death, Beyonce's starpower, and the legacy of Harriet Tubman in the context of race and mainstream recognition of historic figures. Panelists: Phillip Martin, WGBH News investigative reporter; Andrew Leong, associate professor at UMass Boston; Michael Jeffries, associate professor at Wellesley College; and Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College.

Aired: 04/29/16

Rating: NR

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Basic Black is a local public television program presented by GBH.