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Say Brother; Home Schooling

12/18/1997

The phenomenon of home schooling is not new. People are returning to this tradition that began well before public education in this country. In this program, we're exploring home schooling in the African American community by talking to parents, children and educators about is effectiveness.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Home Schooling
Program Number

2805

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

The phenomenon of home schooling is not new. People are returning to this tradition that began well before public education in this country. In this program, we're exploring home schooling in the African American community by talking to parents, children and educators about is effectiveness.

Three families take education out of the school and into the home. Families discuss the benefits of training there children through homeschooling. Fatima is homeschooling her seven children while attending college. Cheri wants to be involved in the total education experience of her children. The Shaw family's goal is to instill a since of commitment and responsibilty, building community by teaching their children at home. Darren Duarte Host.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Home Schooling,” 12/18/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6527777C2FEA466F804F6D626AB546C0.
MLA: “Say Brother; Home Schooling.” 12/18/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6527777C2FEA466F804F6D626AB546C0>.
APA: Say Brother; Home Schooling. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6527777C2FEA466F804F6D626AB546C0
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