Say Brother; Linda Hopkins: Last of The Red Hot Mamas
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- Say Brother
- Linda Hopkins: Last of The Red Hot Mamas
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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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Beth Deare interviews the great blues and gospel singer Linda Hopkins. Hopkins gives one of her dynamic performances at the Boston Cabaret Theatre with a surprise cameo appearance by Tom Sullivan. Highlights include many of Hopkins' life experiences as a vocal artist, with reference to her essential values: practicing her religion, acting as godmother to the "special people" in her life, celebrating her love for Boston, and seeking out and grooming new talent – as she did with Gladys Knight and the Pips.
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- Chicago: “Say Brother; Linda Hopkins: Last of The Red Hot Mamas,” 12/10/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 25, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_575FA45C773D4A1798EA15E02EDC55FE.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Linda Hopkins: Last of The Red Hot Mamas.” 12/10/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 25, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_575FA45C773D4A1798EA15E02EDC55FE>.
- APA: Say Brother; Linda Hopkins: Last of The Red Hot Mamas. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_575FA45C773D4A1798EA15E02EDC55FE