Basic Black

Rediscovering Black History in Color

Season 2016 Episode 45 | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

The African American experience is taught in many forms from songs to films to performance, but one of the latest forms to grow in popularity is the graphic novel. We’ll talk with author Joel Christian Gill about his newest work, Strange Fruit: Uncelebrated Narratives From Black History. And on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the death of Malcolm X, we look at the last years of his life.

Aired: 02/20/15

Rating: NR

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