Say Brother; King For A Day
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- Say Brother
- King For A Day
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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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New Hampshire has gone virtually unnoticed for its refusal to recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a national holiday. As Bay State residents prepare for their sixth annual commemoration of the late civil rights leader's birth, Say Brother looks at this New England controversy. Lovell Dyett interviews in studio and in the field, NH state representative Juanita Bell, MLK Day Committee spokesman Arnie Alpeert, political consultant Boyce Slayman, NH resident Freeman Woodson, high school group “Children of Peace,” NH rep. Jackie Domaingue, and editor-in-chief of The Union Leader.
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- Chicago: “Say Brother; King For A Day,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4FF8C41567DB46AEB5308A267B4E8F8E.
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- APA: Say Brother; King For A Day. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4FF8C41567DB46AEB5308A267B4E8F8E