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Say Brother; Turmoil in Zaire


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Say Brother
Turmoil in Zaire
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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

Darren Duarte leads a studio discussion of the turmoil in Zaire and US policy regarding Africa's third largest nation. Guests are Richard Joseph, visiting professor of political science at MIT; Dibinga Wa Said, president of the PanAfrican Council; and Jendaya Frazer, assistant professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Turmoil in Zaire,” 05/15/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_151729622E114E8AA8559FDD5B41634E.
MLA: “Say Brother; Turmoil in Zaire.” 05/15/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_151729622E114E8AA8559FDD5B41634E>.
APA: Say Brother; Turmoil in Zaire. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_151729622E114E8AA8559FDD5B41634E
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