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Say Brother; Black Studies Department to Be Dropped: Is Northeastern Following the National Trend?

06/03/1982

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Series
Say Brother
Program
Black Studies Department to Be Dropped: Is Northeastern Following the National Trend?
Program Number

1224

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

Say Brother examines the controversy surrounding the elimination of Northeastern's Black Studies Department and examines the factors that led to this decision. Included are interviews with Dean Gregory Ricks, Dean Richard Astro, faculty members Dr. Holly Carter and Verdaya Brown, and four student leaders.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Black Studies Department to Be Dropped: Is Northeastern Following the National Trend?,” 06/03/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56FA6FFB07E241D19A71AA6B979A70E4.
MLA: “Say Brother; Black Studies Department to Be Dropped: Is Northeastern Following the National Trend?.” 06/03/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56FA6FFB07E241D19A71AA6B979A70E4>.
APA: Say Brother; Black Studies Department to Be Dropped: Is Northeastern Following the National Trend?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_56FA6FFB07E241D19A71AA6B979A70E4
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