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Basic Black; Emotional Racism


CAPTIONED MASTER Season 38 Emotional Racism Show#3704 Taped: 07/21/05 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 26:46 Broadcast date: 04/27/06

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Basic Black
Emotional Racism
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Even in the 21st century, social interactions between blacks and whites are often plagued not only by the American history of slavery, but also by stereotyping and how we think and feel about one another. Guest host Robin Chandler is joined by Professor Dionne Bennett to explore the striking emotional components of black identity that are linked with the effects of racism and how we can use language to help close the chasms between people and within communities.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Chicago: “Basic Black; Emotional Racism,” 07/21/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_03CBFBE4B7954CF38FCA3D1B35B2A2CF.
MLA: “Basic Black; Emotional Racism.” 07/21/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_03CBFBE4B7954CF38FCA3D1B35B2A2CF>.
APA: Basic Black; Emotional Racism. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_03CBFBE4B7954CF38FCA3D1B35B2A2CF
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