Video: NECN Panel on Race 7.01.2012 Retired Magistrate Judge Joyce London Alexander Ford, Mass. Black Legislative Caucus Director M.L. Venay, and Editor of Blackstonian.com Jamarhl Crawford shared their views on the conversation surrounding race in the United States.
Video: Rally Justice for Mark McMullen 9.27.12
Video: Live & Let Live 8.22.2012
Dudley Square is about to get a drastic makeover thanks to a $95 million plan to construct a hotel, retail space, and residential properties along Melnea Cass Boulevard. But in Roxbury, excitement about the project is mixed with a healthy dose of skepticism.
A Divergent Occupation begins at 42 minute mark On May Day, the nationwide Occupy movement launched a day-long protest to raise awareness and re-establish the Occupy voice in ongoing political discussion. Occupy Boston had its own simpatico protest at the Bank of America building in Boston’s Financial District. But, the proceedings were missing a core […]
Video: Feed The People Weekend 3.24.2012 – Feed The Hood
Video: Jamarhl on Basic Black Nov. 4, 2011 Basic Black: Occupy The Hood and Redistricting (Originally broadcast November 4, 2011) This week on Basic Black we take a look at recent local headlines. We start with Occupy The Hood: what makes it different than the larger Occupy Movement? Later in the show we turn our […]
Mon., Oct. 24, 2011 The Occupiers- Occupy Boston and Occupy the Hood We look at what’s going on locally with the Occupy Boston movement with Stephen Squibb, a volunteer with Occupy Boston. We’ll also talk with Roxbury activist Jamarhl Crawford about Occupy the Hood- which held its first rally in Dudley Square in Roxbury on […]
Video: Police Brutality protest at BPD HQ 10.22.2011
Basic Black Live: The Link Between Poverty and Crime; Criticizing Obama (Originally broadcast May 27, 2011) Is there a link between poverty and prison? Also, criticism of President Obama comes from unexpected quarters, prompting the question, “How should people of color hold President Obama accountable?” In our online conversation after the broadcast, we discuss the […]