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Basic Black; Conversation with Rev. Jeffrey Brown


CAPTIONED MASTER Season 38 A Conversation with Reverend Jeffrey Brown Show#3713 Taped: 01/12/06 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 26:46 Broadcast date: July 6, 2006

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Basic Black
Conversation with Rev. Jeffrey Brown
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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

Program Description

One of the founders of the Boston Ten Point Coalition to combat violence, Rev. Jeffrey Brown’s most recent high-profile ministry was to the evacuees of Hurricane Katrina. Appointed by Governor Mitt Romney to be the “mayor” of the community of evacuees at Camp Edwards on Cape Cod, Rev. Brown shares his experiences with the evacuees and discusses what it means to minister outside of the church walls—especially under the weight of such significant tragedy. Hosted by Howard Manly.



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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
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