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Basic Black; Droppin' Knowledge: Science & Students of Color

04/26/2007

CLOSED CAPTIONED MASTER DROPPIN’ KNOWLEDGE: SCIENCE & STUDENTS OF COLOR Show#3814 Air Date: 04/26/2007 Producer: Valerie Linson Length: 26:46


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Series
Basic Black
Program
Droppin' Knowledge: Science & Students of Color
Program Number

3814

Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Black innovators have a rich history in science. Among them are the creators of the traffic signal, the blood bank, and fire fighting foam. Today, however, the future of blacks in science is at risk.

At the professional level, blacks are among the least represented in the science professions.

In this episode of Basic Black, Spicer and Carter as well as Patrick Gordon, a chemistry lecturer at Simmons College in Boston, join guest host Howard Manly in a discussion about ways of engaging students of color in science and the impact of increasing diversity in the profession.

Duration

00:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; Droppin' Knowledge: Science & Students of Color,” 04/26/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DFBBEE0CC0C436682134FCD06CEA18E.
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APA: Basic Black; Droppin' Knowledge: Science & Students of Color. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6DFBBEE0CC0C436682134FCD06CEA18E
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