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 Coping with the Results of the Presidential Election

Basic Black

Coping with the Results of the Presidential Election

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

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Coping with the Results of the Presidential Election

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Video thumbnail: Basic Black Racial Divide in the Election

Basic Black

Racial Divide in the Election

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

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Racial Divide in the Election

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Basic Black

Ballot Initiatives

Ballot Initiatives

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Ballot Initiatives

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Basic Black

Breast Cancer and Women of Color

Breast Cancer and Women of Color

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Breast Cancer and Women of Color

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