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Basic Black: A Change Is Gonna Come

May 1, 2015

From anger, to resilience, to a call for calm, this week Basic Black looks at the lessons to be learned from the eruptions in Baltimore on race, class, and rebuilding community.

- Callie Crossley, host, Under The Radar with Callie Crossley, 89.7 WGBH Radio
- Phillip Atiba Goff, President, Center for Policing Equity, UCLA; Visiting Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
- Kim McLarin, Associate Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, WGBH News
Photo: A man makes a heart shape with his hands during a peaceful protest near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire on Monday in Baltimore. Credit Andrew Burton/Getty Images for NPR.

Show title from A Change is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke, 1964.