WGBH Openvault

Say Brother; Parcel 18: From Picket Sign to Dollar Sign

License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Say Brother
Parcel 18: From Picket Sign to Dollar Sign
Program Number


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

Studio discussion on continuing struggle to control development in Boston's black community and minority involvement in Parcel 18, with Dr. Phillip Hart, coauthor of Southwest Corridor Transition Study; Chuck Turner, Vice Chairman of the Greater Roxbury Neighborhood Authority (GRNA); and Ronald Homer, President, Boston Bank of Commerce.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Parcel 18: From Picket Sign to Dollar Sign,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0EEEB8B79A2D4693B8C8D7B1E9961040.
MLA: “Say Brother; Parcel 18: From Picket Sign to Dollar Sign.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0EEEB8B79A2D4693B8C8D7B1E9961040>.
APA: Say Brother; Parcel 18: From Picket Sign to Dollar Sign. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0EEEB8B79A2D4693B8C8D7B1E9961040
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.