Tru’ish Black Stories: Boyz N The Hood, The Death of Ricky Baker

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Dear Culture takes a look at classic Black films that have shaped the culture and we start with John Singleton’s ‘Boyz N The Hood.’ More specifically the story of Ricky Baker, who died on the streets of South Central Los Angeles in the early ’90s. Most people know Ricky’s tragic outcome, but with the help of various guests and ‘people who lived it,’ Panama Jackson examines what his death meant for the Black community.

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Dear Culture is a weekly podcast keeping us informed on politics, entertainment, and social justice through the lens of culture with a healthy dose of shady social commentary. Hosted by Gerren Keith Gaynor, theGrio’s Managing Editor, and Social Media Director, Shana Pinnock.

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