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Say Brother; METCO: An Alternative Education / Alice Award Winners


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Say Brother
METCO: An Alternative Education / Alice Award Winners
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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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Bev Jackson reports on METCO, the partnership program between Boston Public Schools and a number of suburban school systems. Interviewees include Ruth Batson and Jean McGuire, former and current Executive Directors of METCO, respectively; school psychologist Dorothy Frauenhofer; and several METCO teachers and students. Then Beth Deare interviews this year's Alice Award Winners, Diane Dujon, a student at UMass Boston College of Public and Community Service, and Mackie McLeod, president of the local production company Global Village Associates.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; METCO: An Alternative Education / Alice Award Winners,” 11/17/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 3, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_633C57C4A3AA42429F266FDB2F4D08B1.
MLA: “Say Brother; METCO: An Alternative Education / Alice Award Winners.” 11/17/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 3, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_633C57C4A3AA42429F266FDB2F4D08B1>.
APA: Say Brother; METCO: An Alternative Education / Alice Award Winners. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_633C57C4A3AA42429F266FDB2F4D08B1
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