Basic Black; Becoming Basic Black: The First Anniversary of Say Brother
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- Basic Black
- Becoming Basic Black: The First Anniversary of Say Brother
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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
Originally broadcast July 10, 1969 this anniversary features a performance by the future innovator of funk music, George Clinton & Parliament; this anniversary is also a time when Say Brother looks back on the previous year to examine the image of black people in the media with a compelling commentary by Henry Hampton; and finally Say Brother takes the microphone out of the studio to give the community a chance to reflect on the need for a program like Say Brother with insightful "man on the street" interviews.
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- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- Chicago: “Basic Black; Becoming Basic Black: The First Anniversary of Say Brother,” 02/05/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_243F9EDACB244978ADD9BA9A0D473975.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Becoming Basic Black: The First Anniversary of Say Brother.” 02/05/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_243F9EDACB244978ADD9BA9A0D473975>.
- APA: Basic Black; Becoming Basic Black: The First Anniversary of Say Brother. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_243F9EDACB244978ADD9BA9A0D473975