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Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition

01/25/2001

Welfare Reform


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Series
Basic Black
Program
Welfare: Surviving the Transition
Program Number

3107

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

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.

Duration

00:28:56

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition,” 01/25/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_73F01E9000F24E289CD4A9710E68CBA5.
MLA: “Basic Black; Welfare: Surviving the Transition.” 01/25/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <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
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