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Say Brother; My Color is Blue

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Say Brother
My Color is Blue
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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

The jazz piano artistry of Randy Weston, in a solo concert taped especially for Say Brother. Selections include "Blue Moses," "Blues for Elma Lewis," "Pam's Waltz," and "Penny Packer Blues."



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; My Color is Blue,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_05D7BE07C7D847348F8E53C8BD12BEF1.
MLA: “Say Brother; My Color is Blue.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_05D7BE07C7D847348F8E53C8BD12BEF1>.
APA: Say Brother; My Color is Blue. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_05D7BE07C7D847348F8E53C8BD12BEF1
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