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Say Brother; Is There Still a Need for Black Programming in America?

12/05/1984


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Is There Still a Need for Black Programming in America?
Program Number

1420

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

As part of Say Brother's 15th anniversary, media professionals address the question posed in the program title. Guests include Topper Carew, president of Rainbow Television and producer of "D.C. Cab"; Marita Rivero, Washington DC Pacifica Radio (WPFW) general manager; Stan Lathan, three-time Emmy Award winning Hollywood director; and Say Brother series producer Barbara Barrow-Murray. Also appearing: David O. Ives of WGBH, Sarah Ann Shaw of WBZ, and Elma Lewis.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Is There Still a Need for Black Programming in America?,” 12/05/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 26, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72909A9B61FD43F4A2902E666B76F274.
MLA: “Say Brother; Is There Still a Need for Black Programming in America?.” 12/05/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 26, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72909A9B61FD43F4A2902E666B76F274>.
APA: Say Brother; Is There Still a Need for Black Programming in America?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72909A9B61FD43F4A2902E666B76F274
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