Say Brother; Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration
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- Say Brother
- Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration
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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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Program celebrates President Carter's bill proclaiming May 4 - May 10 Asian Pacific Heritage Week in honor of the cultural traditions of Asian Americans. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks with Dr. David Sakura (part of Boston's Asian Pacific Heritage Week planning committee and member of the Japanese American Citizen's League) and Tin Yue Wan (a noted Chinese artist) in separate interviews. Topics of discussion with Sakura include the meaning of Asian Pacific Heritage Week, the difficulties in getting such a bill passed, the educational work of the Japanese American Citizens League, and Japanese detention camps in the United States during World War II. Topics with Wan include the five styles of Chinese painting, how his work has been received, and what his life was like in Hong Kong. Program includes a mini "gallery talk" by Wan. Translation of Wan's responses to Murray provided by Wan's daughter. Program includes a previously aired dance segment from Program 822, "Celebrate the Year of the Horse."
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- Painting, Chinese
- Japanese Americans--Massachusetts--Boston
- Sakura, Dr. David
- Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
- Wan, Tin Yue (artist)
- Civil rights
- Boston Chinese Dance Company
- Asian Pacific Heritage Week - Boston - Massachusetts (1979)
- Japanese American Citizens' League
- Race and Ethnicity
- Barbara Barrow-Murray (Producer)
- Deare, Beth (Associate Producer)
- Wan, Hannah (Interpreter)
- Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Host)
- Chicago: “Say Brother; Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration,” 06/15/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06C3C6047286440C92B7DA60C9B527FB.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration.” 06/15/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06C3C6047286440C92B7DA60C9B527FB>.
- APA: Say Brother; Asian Pacific Heritage Celebration. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_06C3C6047286440C92B7DA60C9B527FB