The Case for Black With a Capital B


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Friday - January 23, 2015 at 7:30pm | WGBH 2/HD | basicblack.org


Boston won the opportunity to represent the United States in a bid to host the                       2024 Summer Olympics, erupting a host of opinions, with very few opinions coming             down the middle, but all of them mentioning the cost.  What will be the impact                       good or bad, for Boston¹s neighborhoods?  Later in the show, we review Boston Mayor Marty Walsh¹s first State of the City address.  What do his plans mean for the future             of race relations, development, and public safety?

- Latoyia Edwards, anchor, NECN
- Kim McLarin, Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
- Shirley Leung, Business Columnist, The Boston Globe
- Marcela Garcia, Regular Contributor, Editorial & OpEd Pages, The Boston Globe



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