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Basic Black: Boston's New Political Realities

January 10, 2014

The beginning of a new political era begins in Boston as Marty Walsh assumes the office of mayor.  The members of Walsh's transition committees read like a who's who from every sphere of the city.  This week on Basic Black, we'll sit down with members of the transition team to look at the road ahead for Boston,  its communities of color, and holding Mayor Walsh accountable. 

- Callie Crossley, Host, Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, WGBH
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University
- John Barros, entrepreneur and community leader