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Say Brother; Mission Hill Speaks


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Say Brother
Mission Hill Speaks
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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

Town meeting format with residents in Mission Hill public housing gym. Elliott Francis, Lovell Dyett, Delores Handy Brown talk with residents about aftermath of Charles/Carol Stuart case. Suspect Willie Bennett's mother, sisters, and brother participate.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Mission Hill Speaks,” 01/14/1990, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_870DBDA4A98E40CC8E26F2929A252E4E.
MLA: “Say Brother; Mission Hill Speaks.” 01/14/1990. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 16, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_870DBDA4A98E40CC8E26F2929A252E4E>.
APA: Say Brother; Mission Hill Speaks. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_870DBDA4A98E40CC8E26F2929A252E4E
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