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Say Brother; Lazarus: A Gospel Song Fest

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Say Brother
Lazarus: A Gospel Song Fest
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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

The gospel group Lazarus performs spirituals and gospel songs. They take us through a journey of original sounding spirituals and gospels.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Lazarus: A Gospel Song Fest,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_07C37405FBA74A5083C8503221484A74.
MLA: “Say Brother; Lazarus: A Gospel Song Fest.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_07C37405FBA74A5083C8503221484A74>.
APA: Say Brother; Lazarus: A Gospel Song Fest. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_07C37405FBA74A5083C8503221484A74
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