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Say Brother
Best of Say Brother Music Specials, The
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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

Program Description

In this special Say Brother retrospective, we compile excerpts of the wonderful music performances we have aired over the years, including: Hamilton/Peterson Duo, Stanley Turrentine, Uptown String Quartet, Eula Lawrence, Nnenna Freelon, and Roy Haynes. With host Darren Duarte, we'll look at the talents that have come through our doors and offered a memorable treat in our music shows.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Best of Say Brother Music Specials, The,” 06/13/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_051BB2A76A004AAC8FB3EF4B87CCADD8.
MLA: “Say Brother; Best of Say Brother Music Specials, The.” 06/13/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_051BB2A76A004AAC8FB3EF4B87CCADD8>.
APA: Say Brother; Best of Say Brother Music Specials, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_051BB2A76A004AAC8FB3EF4B87CCADD8
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