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Say Brother
Education Forum
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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

A forum in which education specialists assess the state of the Boston Public Schools. What is the status of the plans to change the Boston School Committee from an appointed to an elected body? What progress has been made in the selection of a new superintendent of schools?



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Education Forum,” 10/12/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0607FB23BF8E45D498D85BCCE5EE1C30.
MLA: “Say Brother; Education Forum.” 10/12/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0607FB23BF8E45D498D85BCCE5EE1C30>.
APA: Say Brother; Education Forum. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0607FB23BF8E45D498D85BCCE5EE1C30
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