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Basic Black; Prostate Cancer: The Enemy Within


MASTER Program #3601 Show Title: The Enemy Within Producer: Valerie Linson Broadcast Date: 3/24/05 Length: 26:46 Subject: Black men and prostate cancer

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Basic Black
Prostate Cancer: The Enemy Within
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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

In a studio discussion with health care professionals April Taylor and Chidi Acebe and prostate cancer survivor Charlie Austin, we learn about the impact of this disease on the black community and explore ongoing efforts to fight the disease.



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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Basic Black; Prostate Cancer: The Enemy Within,” 03/24/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_359D1E61252F4E2BBA8A996894322D68.
MLA: “Basic Black; Prostate Cancer: The Enemy Within.” 03/24/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_359D1E61252F4E2BBA8A996894322D68>.
APA: Basic Black; Prostate Cancer: The Enemy Within. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_359D1E61252F4E2BBA8A996894322D68
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