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Say Brother; Home Finance: How To Do It Yourself


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Say Brother
Home Finance: How To Do It Yourself
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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

This live program introduces a new initiative undertaken by the Greater Roxbury Development Corporation (GRDC) that acquaints homebuyers with the actual process of buying a home: from finding a property suitable to their needs and budget, to negotiating the sale and through the closing. Designed to help prospective homeowners avoid pitfalls in the buying process. Guests inlcude Evelio Grillo, Director of Community Services for GRDC.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Home Finance: How To Do It Yourself,” 12/16/1981, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 18, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86FD1AFFB3C54A7C8B7FB22B1F2FB212.
MLA: “Say Brother; Home Finance: How To Do It Yourself.” 12/16/1981. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 18, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86FD1AFFB3C54A7C8B7FB22B1F2FB212>.
APA: Say Brother; Home Finance: How To Do It Yourself. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_86FD1AFFB3C54A7C8B7FB22B1F2FB212
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