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Say Brother; Women in Non-Traditional Jobs / Should We Carry Guns?


Women in Non-Traditional Jobs / Should We All Carry Guns

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Say Brother
Women in Non-Traditional Jobs / Should We Carry Guns?
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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

In the first segment, the story of one woman who chose a career in a non-traditional field for women. Then, a consideration of who should own a handgun in view of the fact that Massachusetts has one of the highest crime rates in the country. An interview with Floyd Williams, a Boston funeral director and one of the only black firearms dealers in the state.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Women in Non-Traditional Jobs / Should We Carry Guns?,” 11/30/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D6C4993E1484391851FD1EBF09BF27A.
MLA: “Say Brother; Women in Non-Traditional Jobs / Should We Carry Guns?.” 11/30/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 29, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D6C4993E1484391851FD1EBF09BF27A>.
APA: Say Brother; Women in Non-Traditional Jobs / Should We Carry Guns?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D6C4993E1484391851FD1EBF09BF27A
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