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Say Brother
Boston Bounce, The
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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

On this evening Say Brother celebrates another musical living legend now turning 71 years old, Music Man, Sabby Lewis. This famous pianist has played with Duke Ellington, Billy Taylor and noted locals like Mae Arnette, Alan Dawson and Paul Gonsalves. Join the cabaret at Channel 2 for the big bash and wish Sabby Lewis a happy 71st birthday.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Boston Bounce, The,” 11/27/1985, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E58D247902243FEAB4D98646F09DEBA.
MLA: “Say Brother; Boston Bounce, The.” 11/27/1985. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 16, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E58D247902243FEAB4D98646F09DEBA>.
APA: Say Brother; Boston Bounce, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8E58D247902243FEAB4D98646F09DEBA
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