Basic Black

A look at Juneteenth, the commemoration/holiday celebrating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. What is the significance of the day, and will it become a federal holiday? Plus, a look at some of the festivities that are planned in Boston.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 5331

About Basic Black:

Live broadcasts featuring a panel of the sharpest observers of the current news, events, and topics impacting black communities locally and nationally.

A simultaneous live stream at www.basicblack.org < http://www.basicblack.org> gives viewers the opportunity to submit comments and questions in real time during the broadcast.

Basic Black has served as a vehicle for African American community empowerment and for the sharing and celebration of its rich history and culture since 1968.

The series remains one of the longest-running programs on public television focusing on the interests of people of color.




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