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Basic Black; Young Black Justice


CC Master Young Black Justice Show #3903 Tape Date: 10/29/07 Broadcast Date: 11/1/07 Producer Valerie Linson Length: 26:46

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Basic Black
Young Black Justice
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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

Geoff Ward, an assistant professor at the Institute on Race & Justice at Northeastern University, weighs in on the historical foundation of the juvenile justice system and how, over the last few decades, it was transformed from a method of rehabilitation to a system of punishment, especially of black youth.

Working Title: Justice and Juveniles of Color

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Chicago: “Basic Black; Young Black Justice,” 10/27/2007, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8F87146F4F554A7C87E95361432A2E0F.
MLA: “Basic Black; Young Black Justice.” 10/27/2007. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8F87146F4F554A7C87E95361432A2E0F>.
APA: Basic Black; Young Black Justice. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8F87146F4F554A7C87E95361432A2E0F
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