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Say Brother; Between Two Armies: An African American's Journal

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Say Brother
Between Two Armies: An African American's Journal
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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

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International correspondent Andrew Jones chronicles his experiences during the Gulf War, as part of the Gulf Peace Team. The journey starts in Cambridge, Massachusetts traveling to a point in the Iraqi desert midway between the American army camp and the Iraqi army.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Between Two Armies: An African American's Journal,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_48B3EF3977734DF692D08FBBDB75580A.
MLA: “Say Brother; Between Two Armies: An African American's Journal.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_48B3EF3977734DF692D08FBBDB75580A>.
APA: Say Brother; Between Two Armies: An African American's Journal. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_48B3EF3977734DF692D08FBBDB75580A
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