The Case for Black With a Capital B



Basic Black Live: Youth Violence in Boston

(Originally broadcast on June 17, 2010)  This week on Basic Black, the last few weeks have been witness to the horrific and brutal murders of several young people and with the onset of summer, we would like to take the opportunity to have a discussion on prevention strategies to combat youth violence.

Our panel: Callie Crossley, host of The Callie Crossley Show, 98.7; Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Executive Director of the Boston Ten Point Coalition; John Barros, Executive Director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative; Kim McLarin, writer-in-residence, Emerson College; Phillip Martin, senior investigative reporter, WGBH Radio.

Basic Black returns October 21, 2010 with live broadcasts and a new panel of the region’s sharpest observers of the current news, events, and topics impacting black communities locally and nationally. A simultaneous live stream at www.basicblack.org gives viewers the opportunity to submit comments and questions in real time during the broadcast.