Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition
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- Basic Black
- Welfare: Surviving the Transition
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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
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Basic Black explores the impact welfare reform has on the new economy. Kahlil Byrd, producer of WGBH's The World, is featured in this program, helping to examine the effects of the Reform in the professional/labor markets. By examining the lives of those who've made the transition from welfare to work, we find out what challenges these individuals are faced with in regards to promotional advancement, childcare and the creation of a better, over all quality of life.
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- Chicago: “Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition,” 01/25/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 22, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73F01E9000F24E289CD4A9710E68CBA5.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition.” 01/25/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 22, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73F01E9000F24E289CD4A9710E68CBA5>.
- APA: Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73F01E9000F24E289CD4A9710E68CBA5