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Say Brother; Islands, The; Development of education systems in the Caribbean

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07/16/1976

In this clip hosts Barbara Barrow and Dighton Spooner speak with Dr. Tony Martin (author of Race First, from Greenwood Press), Joseph Peltier (member of a movement for a new Dominica), Franz Minuty (a lecturer on Haitian culture), and Kenneth A. Loftman (a former educator in the West Indies and businessman in Boston), about the legacy of colonial rule on the education system in the West Indies. Overall , this is the first program of two focusing on the political, cultural, educational, religious, and economic aspects of the Caribbean Islands. Hosts Barbara Barrow and Dighton Spooner speak with Dr. Tony Martin (author of Race First, from Greenwood Press), Joseph Peltier (member of a movement for a new Dominica), Franz Minuty (a lecturer on Haitian culture), and Kenneth A. Loftman (a former educator in the West Indies and businessman in Boston), about political happenings in Dominica, the impact of the tourist industry on the islands, if interregional trade is improving, the natural resources of the area, how change in the Caribbean change will affect its people and resources, Desmond Trotter (a Black political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment in Dominica), and education in the West Indies. Program includes a short narrated segment on "Carnival" in Trinidad. Produced by Marita Muhammad Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Islands, The
Program Number

621

Title

Development of education systems in the Caribbean

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

First program of two focusing on the political, cultural, educational, religious, and economic aspects of the Caribbean Islands. Hosts Barbara Barrow and Dighton Spooner speak with Dr. Tony Martin (author of Race First, from Greenwood Press), Joseph Peltier (member of a movement for a new Dominica), Franz Minuty (a lecturer on Haitian culture), and Kenneth A. Loftman (a former educator in the West Indies and businessman in Boston), about political happenings in Dominica, the impact of the tourist industry on the islands, if interregional trade is improving, the natural resources of the area, how change in the Caribbean change will affect its people and resources, Desmond Trotter (a Black political prisoner sentenced to life imprisonment in Dominica), and education in the West Indies. Program includes a short narrated segment on "Carnival" in Trinidad.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Peltier, Joseph
Trotter, Desmond
Education
Martin, Dr. Tony
Minuty, Franz
Civil rights
Loftman, Kenneth A.
Segregation
West Indies--Description and travel
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Rivero, Marita (Producer)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Contributors
Hutton, David (Videotape Editor)
Spangler, Jennifer (Audio)
Bundy, Kissette (Intern)
Koppel, Tiit (Lighting Assistant)
Smith, Lee (Camera)
Kramer, Sharon (Graphic Designer)
Watson, Ed (Theme Music)
Bourne, Wendell (Intern)
White, Don (Video)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Host)
Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
Clarke, Brian (Intern)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Recordist)
Plausse, John (Lighting)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Floyd, Mike (Switcher)
Charette, Bill (Assistant Cameraman)
Holden, Dick (Camera)
Crane, David (Videotape Editor)
Cross, June (Production Assistant)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Allen, Lydia (Intern)
John, Whitmore (Still Photography)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Islands, The; Development of education systems in the Caribbean,” 07/16/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5958AB1F646C4C23AB8D017C6336070D.
MLA: “Say Brother; Islands, The; Development of education systems in the Caribbean.” 07/16/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5958AB1F646C4C23AB8D017C6336070D>.
APA: Say Brother; Islands, The; Development of education systems in the Caribbean. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5958AB1F646C4C23AB8D017C6336070D
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