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Say Brother; Crack: Community Crackdown or Breakdown


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Crack: Community Crackdown or Breakdown
Program Number

1705

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Lovell Dyett reports on drugs' effects on black community. Elliott Francis interviews Tom Bradley on his run for governor of California.

Duration

00:34:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Crack: Community Crackdown or Breakdown,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0303E0A164414AE1940A3E7C1619FA0A.
MLA: “Say Brother; Crack: Community Crackdown or Breakdown.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0303E0A164414AE1940A3E7C1619FA0A>.
APA: Say Brother; Crack: Community Crackdown or Breakdown. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0303E0A164414AE1940A3E7C1619FA0A
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