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Say Brother; District Representation: More Power to the People / Matep, An Enemy in Our Community

03/24/1982

District Representation: More Power to the People / Matep, An Enemy in Our Community


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Series
Say Brother
Program
District Representation: More Power to the People / Matep, An Enemy in Our Community
Program Number

1213

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

Callie Crossley reports on the district representation plan signed into law March 8, 1982. It promises to change the balance of power in both the Boston City Council and the Boston School Committee. Then reporter Tony Hill investigates the controversial MATEP, Harvard University's power plant built in the Mission Hill, Parker Hill, and Roxbury areas – despite vigorous community opposition.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; District Representation: More Power to the People / Matep, An Enemy in Our Community,” 03/24/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_28D78CF9882C4B01AFF3ACAE3DCC7182.
MLA: “Say Brother; District Representation: More Power to the People / Matep, An Enemy in Our Community.” 03/24/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_28D78CF9882C4B01AFF3ACAE3DCC7182>.
APA: Say Brother; District Representation: More Power to the People / Matep, An Enemy in Our Community. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_28D78CF9882C4B01AFF3ACAE3DCC7182
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