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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/RtDxiK9cFwJ6vOyR2haQYw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Callie Crossley is joined by a panel of experts to discuss Trump's inauguration and what's at stake with this new presidency. Panelists: Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz; Russel Holmes, member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives; Ivan Espinoza, director of the Lawyers' Committee... /episodes/get/50101 /episode/50101 The Inauguration of Donald J. Trump /episode-player/50101

What will transpire this week during the inauguration of president-elect Donald J. Trump?

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Mon, 01/23/2017 - 05:16
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Q_upCC9JsnBbKBbWbV-xtA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false As President Obama concludes his last full week in the Oval Office, Basic Black hosts a diverse panel of political minds to review his legacy. Panelists: Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College; Phillip Martin, WGBH News senior investigative reporter; Michael Jeffries, associate... /episodes/get/49918 /episode/49918 The Legacy of Barack Obama /episode-player/49918

The Legacy of Barack Obama

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 05:21
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/TBOff_s659wk1yDukp9bdw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Callie Crossley is joined by local leaders for a discussion on what 2017 will hold in terms of politics, race, immigration, and the economy. Panelists: John Barros, Chief of Economic Development for the city of Boston; Veronica Serrato, executive director of Project Citizenship; Natalie Masuoka,... /episodes/get/49660 /episode/49660 Predictions for 2017 /episode-player/49660

The new year is upon us, and that means it's time to talk about predictions.

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Mon, 01/09/2017 - 04:37
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Y3O5uqdtro9aeVzCCZ-VQA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black speaks with the panelists about the history, context, craft, and economics of African American art, from collectors who purchase art to how to enjoy and learn more about it. Panelists: Dr. Nikki Greene, assistant professor at Wellesley College; Ekua Holmes, artist and assistant... /episodes/get/50645 /episode/50645 The Boston Art Scene is Vibrant with Artists of Color /episode-player/50645

The Boston art scene is vibrant and ripe with artists of color.

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Mon, 12/19/2016 - 04:19
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/kEPhtK2wPsQwxMCFDjD7MA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Basic Black explores how people are coping with their fears about the Trump presidency, including how faith can offer hope. Panelists: Taymullah Abdur-Rahman, Muslim chaplain at Harvard University; Dr. Nancy Pineda-Madrid, associate professor of Latino Ministry at Boston College; Rev. Irene Monroe... /episodes/get/48476 /episode/48476 Coping with the Results of the Presidential Election /episode-player/48476

This week, we explore how people are coping with the results of the presidential election.

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Mon, 11/21/2016 - 05:38
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/JuttblTAxkg0mOImgoU1UA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false It seems clear that there was a racial divide in the election. What happened? How should communities of color and others handle this loss? Panelists: Kim McLarin, associate professor at Emerson College; Paul Watanabe, professor at UMass Boston; Michael Jeffries, associate professor at Wellesley... /episodes/get/48276 /episode/48276 Racial Divide in the Election /episode-player/48276

It seems clear that there was a racial divide in the election. What happened?

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Mon, 11/14/2016 - 04:30
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