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Say Brother
Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Edelin, A
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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

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He first made national headlines when he faced criminal charges for performing an abortion in 1975, now he is the new national chairman of the board of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Edelin, A,” 11/21/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_034C8069F4C04F0C818EB141DA584CC2.
MLA: “Say Brother; Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Edelin, A.” 11/21/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_034C8069F4C04F0C818EB141DA584CC2>.
APA: Say Brother; Conversation with Dr. Kenneth Edelin, A. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_034C8069F4C04F0C818EB141DA584CC2
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