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Say Brother; BLACK LITERATURE

04/13/1989


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Series
Say Brother
Program
BLACK LITERATURE
Program Number

1918

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

Pleasure trip to the world of black literature, featuring: profile of the late playwright Lorraine Hansberry; discussion with Japanese Harvard fellow and Prof. of African-American literature Atsuko Furomoto; and Gail Willett of Savannah Books on positive black children's literature.

Duration

00:28:25

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; BLACK LITERATURE,” 04/13/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 1, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_528A3BD93D6A4456A55079E1FD23EA3E.
MLA: “Say Brother; BLACK LITERATURE.” 04/13/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 1, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_528A3BD93D6A4456A55079E1FD23EA3E>.
APA: Say Brother; BLACK LITERATURE. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_528A3BD93D6A4456A55079E1FD23EA3E
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