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Shows featuring Herb Boyd

  • Manning Marable’s Controversial New Biography Refuels Debate on Life and Legacy of Malcolm X Malcolm
    After two decades of work, Dr. Manning Marable completed a new biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. Dr. Marable used material for his book that was recently made available, thus providing a new insight into the famed civil rights leader. His biography, however, has also refueled the debate on many controversial...
    May 19, 2011 | Story
  • David Paterson to Become First African American Gov in NY History, First Blind Gov in US History Patersonweb
    On Monday, New York Lieutenant Governor David Paterson will be sworn in to replace Eliot Spitzer as the state’s chief executive. Paterson will become New York’s first African American governor and the first blind governor in the nation’s history. We speak with Harlem journalist Herb Boyd, who has covered Paterson for years; New York State Senator Liz Krueger, who worked...
    March 13, 2008 | Story
  • Hate Crimes — Symbolic and Violent — on Rise Across U.S. Williamsmweb
    Noose incidents and violent attacks illustrate an alarming increase in overt racist symbolism and violence across the country. We speak to Malik Shabazz, lawyer for an African-American woman in West Virginia who was kidnapped, tortured and raped by six white captors. We’re also joined by Luz Marquez of the National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault, and activist,...
    November 14, 2007 | Story
  • Australian Report Reveals More Abu Ghraib Torture Photos, Drawing Public Outrage Torture2-17
    The Australian news program Dateline aired a report on SBS public broadcasting earlier this week that broke the story of more photographs and videos of Iraqi detainees being tortured inside Abu Ghraib. We air an excerpt of the original Australian report and speak with reporter Olivia Rousset of SBS in Sydney. [includes rush transcript]
    February 17, 2006 | Story
  • DELEGATES AT UN CONFERENCE SAY SLAVERY AND REPARATIONS , NOT ISRAEL , REASON FOR US WALKOUT
    Senior diplomats at the U.N. Conference Against Racism are charging that the U.S. withdrawal from the conference was prompted by its fear of facing massive reparations claims over the enslavement of African Americans, and not, as it implied, by friction over the Middle East. As Israeli and the U.S. delegations packed their bags for early flights home today, a South African Government spokesman...
    September 05, 2001 | Story