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Say Brother; Black Theater in Boston / African Auction in Our Community: The Harriet Tubman Gallery

10/13/1983


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Black Theater in Boston / African Auction in Our Community: The Harriet Tubman Gallery
Program Number

1403

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

This program celebrates the surge in cultural events bringing many black performers and artists into the Boston area. First we see highlights from recent productions of "The Merry Widow" and "All Night Strut." Then we get a preview of a benefit auction of African art at the Harriet Tubman Gallery. Guests are sculptor Dennis Didley, artistic director of the gallery, and artist Rene Westbrook. On tape: T.J. Anderson, Marie Guinier, Vernon Blackman.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Black Theater in Boston / African Auction in Our Community: The Harriet Tubman Gallery,” 10/13/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_377A33FDAC3E4324B8447A3A931F22DF.
MLA: “Say Brother; Black Theater in Boston / African Auction in Our Community: The Harriet Tubman Gallery.” 10/13/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_377A33FDAC3E4324B8447A3A931F22DF>.
APA: Say Brother; Black Theater in Boston / African Auction in Our Community: The Harriet Tubman Gallery. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_377A33FDAC3E4324B8447A3A931F22DF
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