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Say Brother; Haiti: Perspectives and Reality

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Say Brother
Haiti: Perspectives and Reality
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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

Studio talk format with Elliott Francis and leading Haitian expatriates. Roll-in of National Conference of Black History Scholars at Boston Sheraton Hotel, at which Haiti National Progressive Party leader, Leslie Manigat, spoke.

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Haiti: Perspectives and Reality,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 23, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34F456FF32E8489B97C8034539F65EBF.
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