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Say Brother; African Liberation Committee Film

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Say Brother
African Liberation Committee Film
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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

Guests Caroline Hunter, Dinizulu Ceitou of Boston's African Liberation Day Committee and Christopher Nteta of the Pan African Liberation Committee discuss the liberation struggle in Mozambique with host Topper Carew. Topics include Frelimo (the African freedom fighters in Mozambique), the influence of Black American support on the cause, the relationship between corporations and the seizure of African land, the need for violence to achieve liberation, the relationship between racism and colonization, and the need for Black Americans to recognize that the African struggle is their struggle. Program includes a 30 minute film titled "The Struggle Continues (A Luta Continua)," which documents the work of the resistance.

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Broadcast program

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Television broadcasting of films
Mozambique--History--Revolution, 1964-1965
Ceitou, Dinizulu
Hunter, Caroline
Pan-African Liberation Committee
African Liberation Day Committee (Boston, Mass.)
A Luta Continua (Motion picture)
Corporations, American
Nteta, Christopher
Africa in motion pictures
Civil rights
Race and Ethnicity
Jones, Vickie (Associate Producer)
Topper Carew (Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Johnson, Henry (Filmmaker)
Carew, Topper (Host)
Chicago: “Say Brother; African Liberation Committee Film,” 10/25/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87DF4403C9D34DC0B3062D91F9BA7E26.
MLA: “Say Brother; African Liberation Committee Film.” 10/25/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87DF4403C9D34DC0B3062D91F9BA7E26>.
APA: Say Brother; African Liberation Committee Film. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_87DF4403C9D34DC0B3062D91F9BA7E26
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