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Basic Black; Acting Out: Men and Women


MASTER Program #3513 Program Title: Acting Out: Men and Women Producer: Valerie Linson Broadcast Date: 2/19/04 Length: 25:46 Subject: 35th Repack of old Say Brother

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Basic Black
Acting Out: Men and Women
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Series Description

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

This Say Brother Episode from 1976 explores relationships between African American men and women and features a performance from the play The Black Dyad.

Originally broadcast June 7, 1976. Repacked for season 35.



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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Basic Black; Acting Out: Men and Women,” 02/19/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_323395DE89B94189964DBB013EBA2432.
MLA: “Basic Black; Acting Out: Men and Women.” 02/19/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 16, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_323395DE89B94189964DBB013EBA2432>.
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