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Say Brother; Agenda for the Black Community

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Say Brother
Agenda for the Black Community
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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 with Elliott Francis and guests, on black community development. Boston Globe columnist Robert Jordan gives a recap of important issues and outlook for the new year. Studio guests are Rep. Gloria Fox, Boston City Council president Bruce Bolling, Minister Don Muhammad, Rep. Shirley Owens-Hicks.

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Agenda for the Black Community,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49DBFDB8DD0548E09B13974669DFE4BC.
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