Basic Black

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PUTTING THE SOUL IN PUBLIC MEDIA SINCE 1968: Basic Black was created in during the turmoil of the civil rights movement as a response to the demand for public television programs reflecting the concerns of African Americans. Now, forty years later, in the midst of another historical political shift, the mission of Basic Black remains strong. The historic 2008 presidential race, the reexamination of racial ideologies, the search for new black leadership, the embrace of a global citizenship, and the continuing search for solutions to pressing concerns demand a fresh examination of the black experience. Basic Black on broadband will reflec

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Video thumbnail: Basic Black The Inauguration of Donald Trump

Basic Black

The Inauguration of Donald Trump

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

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The Inauguration of Donald Trump

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Basic Black

The Legacy of Barack Obama

The Legacy of Barack Obama

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The Legacy of Barack Obama

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Predictions for 2017

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

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Predictions for 2017

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Video thumbnail: Basic Black The Boston art scene is vibrant with artists of color

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The Boston art scene is vibrant with artists of color

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

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The Boston art scene is vibrant with artists of color

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