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Basic Black Live: After The Broadcast - Jason Collins

May 3, 2013

After the broadcast, the conversation delved deeper into the revelation by NBA player Jason Collins that he is gay.  Among the many questions: Was this a historic moment? How does this change the NBA? How does race, hip hop, and the machismo of professional sports play into this story?

The panel:
- Callie Crossley, Host of Under the Radar, 89.7 WGBH Radio
- Peniel Joseph, Professor of History, Tufts University
- Kim McLarin, Assistant Professor of Writing, Emerson College
- Phillip Martin, Senior Reporter, 89.7 WGBH Radio
- Michael Jeffries, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Wellesley College