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Say Brother; Affirmative Action or Discrimination?; Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case

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10/07/1977

In this clip Charles Ogletree, President of the Black American Law Student Association, states his group's opinion on the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case. Overall the program addresses the issue of affirmative action in Asian and African American communities through an interview and open forum discussion., Host Stephen Curwood and guests Peter Chan (manager of Boston's Chintatown Little City Hall) discusses the recent court mandate in Boston defining African Americans and Hispanics as minorities and Asian Americans as Caucasian, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Melvin Moore. Panel debates the question, "Is affirmative action a policy of reverse discrimination?" with James Kelly (spokesperson for the South Boston Information Center) and Shelia Martin (community advocate for the Massachusetts Social and Economic Opportunity Council. Also present for the panel are journalists John Robinson (the Boston Globe) and William Hoar (the American Opinion Magazine). Additional segments include and interview with African artists Godwin Okoro conducted by Eduardo Diz, the "Say Brother News," with Karen Holmes (including an interview with Black American Law Student Association's national president Charles Ogletree given by Margaret Tarter about the Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case) and the "Community Calendar." Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by David De Barger.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Affirmative Action or Discrimination?
Program Number

804

Title

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case

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

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Chan, Peter
Moore, Melvin
Robinson, John
Segregation
Kelly, James
Okoro, Godwin
Civil rights
Hoar, William
Martin, Shelia
Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
Boston (Mass.). Fire Dept.
Reverse discrimination in employment
Ogletree, Charles
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
DeBarger, David (Director)
Moore, Melvin (Associate Producer)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Producer)
Contributors
Buccheri, Ron (Assistant Cameraman)
Wareham, Skip (Camera)
Smith, Lee (Lighting Assistant)
Holden, Dick (Camera)
Clark, Marvin (Intern)
Norton, Chas (Lighting Director)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Holmes, Karen (Reporter)
Bordett, Bruce (Stage Manager)
Wilson, Bob (Camera)
Cronin, Mary (Audio)
Yang Tsung-hwa (Senior Researcher)
Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Recordist)
Cross, June (Assistant Director)
Tarter, Margaret (Reporter)
Sullivan, John L. (Lighting Director)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
White, Conrad (Stage Manager)
Moore, Melvin (Host)
Mackles, Gene (Graphic Designer)
White, Don (Video)
MacKnight, John (Videotape Recordist)
Curwood, Steve (Host)
Rivero, Jorge (Production Assistant)
Johnson, Nat (Audio)
Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
Lane, Frank (Camera)
Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
McGonagle, Richard (Assistant Cameraman)
Sampedro, Eric (Host)
Horne, Danny (Intern)
Shipley, Jack (Assistant Cameraman)
St. Onge, David (Videotape Recordist)
Smith, Kathy (Switcher)
Joe White, Sunny (Reporter)
Diaz, Eduardo (Host)
Handyside, Keith (Video)
Plausse, John (Lighting Assistant)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Affirmative Action or Discrimination?; Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case,” 10/07/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5941D2FB8B0A4108827C0696D506E081.
MLA: “Say Brother; Affirmative Action or Discrimination?; Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case.” 10/07/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5941D2FB8B0A4108827C0696D506E081>.
APA: Say Brother; Affirmative Action or Discrimination?; Regents of the University of California v. Bakke case. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5941D2FB8B0A4108827C0696D506E081
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