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 Celebrating a Prince, a Queen, and a General

Basic Black

Celebrating a Prince, a Queen, and a General

Celebrating a Prince, a Queen, and a General

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Celebrating a Prince, a Queen, and a General

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Video thumbnail: Basic Black Players, Protests & Politics

Basic Black

Players, Protests & Politics

Players, Protests & Politics

26:45

Players, Protests & Politics

26:45

Video thumbnail: Basic Black Beyond Black and White: Boston's Public Schools

Basic Black

Beyond Black and White: Boston's Public Schools

Beyond Black and White: Boston's Public Schools

26:46

Beyond Black and White: Boston's Public Schools

26:46

Video thumbnail: Basic Black Surveillance Across the Color Lines

Basic Black

Surveillance Across the Color Lines

Surveillance Across the Color Lines

26:46

Surveillance Across the Color Lines

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