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Say Brother; Boston Celebrates Black Cinema

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Say Brother
Boston Celebrates Black Cinema
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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

Excerpts of the films of two filmmakers whose work is represented at the fifth annual Celebration of Black Cinema. Interviews about difficulties artists of color face and prospects for the future.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Boston Celebrates Black Cinema,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 13, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_22D5990D749A45BEBED0A074F9882F82.
MLA: “Say Brother; Boston Celebrates Black Cinema.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 13, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_22D5990D749A45BEBED0A074F9882F82>.
APA: Say Brother; Boston Celebrates Black Cinema. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_22D5990D749A45BEBED0A074F9882F82
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