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Say Brother; Black Youth and Education; African American youth and education in Boston

Part of Say Brother.

08/29/1968

This clip features a panel discussion directed by Sarah-Ann Shaw on African American youth and education in Boston. Guests include Jean McGuire (Roxbury resident and only Black Pupil Adjustment Counselor for the Boston public school system), Gerald Hill (an African American teacher and nominee for Interim Project Director of the King-Timilty Coalition), Francine Mills (director of a vocational program for Operation Exodus), John Jackson (an African American teacher involved with experimental work-study program of Boston public schools), and Patricia Raynor (parent and member of the Parents' Education Committee). Overall, the program consists of numerous community affairs segments, the most prominent of which is a panel discussion directed by Sarah-Ann Shaw on African American youth and education in Boston. Guests include Jean McGuire (Roxbury resident and only Black Pupil Adjustment Counselor for the Boston public school system), Gerald Hill (an African American teacher and nominee for Interim Project Director of the King-Timilty Coalition), Francine Mills (director of a vocational program for Operation Exodus), John Jackson (an African American teacher involved with experimental work-study program of Boston public schools), and Patricia Raynor (parent and member of the Parents' Education Committee). Additional segments include musical performances by Gwen Michaels and The Stark Reality, a poetry reading by Linda Hall, staff reflections on a recent African-style wedding in Boston, and a reading of the community news by Jacqueline Banks. Produced by Jim Boyd. Directed by Stan Lathan.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Black Youth and Education
Program Number

7

Title

African American youth and education in Boston

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

Program consists of numerous community affairs segments, the most prominent of which is a panel discussion directed by Sarah-Ann Shaw on African American youth and education in Boston. Guests include Jean McGuire (Roxbury resident and only Black Pupil Adjustment Counselor for the Boston public school system), Gerald Hill (an African American teacher and nominee for Interim Project Director of the King-Timilty Coalition), Francine Mills (director of a vocational program for Operation Exodus), John Jackson (an African American teacher involved with experimental work-study program of Boston public schools), and Patricia Raynor (parent and member of the Parents' Education Committee).

Additional segments include musical performances by Gwen Michaels and The Stark Reality, a poetry reading by Linda Hall, staff reflections on a recent African-style wedding in Boston, and a reading of the community news by Jacqueline Banks.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
African American teachers--Training of
Segregation
African Americans--Education (Secondary)--Massachusetts
Public schools--Massachusetts--Boston
Raynor, Patricia
Civil rights
Shaw, Sarah-Ann
Michaels, Gwen
African American teachers
Jackson, John
African Americans--Education (Elementary)--Massachusetts
Hill, Gerald
Annual Black Power Conference (1968)
Mills, Francine
Stark Reality, The (Musical group)
>Hall, Linda
McGuire, Jean
Race relations--Massachusetts--Boston
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Ferguson, Andrew (Associate Producer)
Lathan, Stan (Director)
Boyd, Jim (Producer)
Richardson, Ray (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Norton, Chas (Lighting)
Heitman, Clinton (Scenic Design)
Plausse, John (Lighting)
McLerty, Clement (Still Photography)
Shaw, Sarah-Ann (Host)
Lorencic, Karl (Video)
Burnett, Calvin (Graphics)
Ferguson, Andrew (Audio)
Banks, Jaqueline (Host)
Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
Forbes, Cam (Lighting)
Spruill, Jim (Host)
Rogers, Steve (Video)
Gomez, Jewelle (Production Assistant)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Black Youth and Education; African American youth and education in Boston,” 08/29/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1F050D16ADD34B55840B65C19AF9929B.
MLA: “Say Brother; Black Youth and Education; African American youth and education in Boston.” 08/29/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1F050D16ADD34B55840B65C19AF9929B>.
APA: Say Brother; Black Youth and Education; African American youth and education in Boston. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1F050D16ADD34B55840B65C19AF9929B
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