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Basic Black; Money Matters: A Conversation With Michelle Singletary


CLOSED CAPTIONED MASTER Season 38 Money Matters: A Conversation with Michelle Singletary Show #3714 Broadcast date: June 29, 2006 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 26:46

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Basic Black
Money Matters: A Conversation With Michelle Singletary
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THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

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Columnist Michelle Singletary has covered business and personal finance for more than 15 years. She hosts Singletary Says on TV One, a cable/satellite television network for African Americans featuring lifestyle and entertainment programs. Singletary's Washington Post column, "The Color of Money," is syndicated in more than 130 newspapers across the US.

In the introduction to her 2006 book, Your Money and Your Man: How You and Prince Charming Can Spend Well and Live Rich, Singletary writes, "Money may not be able to buy you love, but conflicts about it can certainly bankrupt your relationship." In this conversation with guest host Howard Manly, Singletary discusses how to achieve a healthy balance between life, love, and the bank account.



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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
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