Basic Black; Girl At Risk
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- Basic Black
- Girl At Risk
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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
Filmmaker Michelle Nicolasen has spent the past three years documenting the relationship between Big Sister volunteer, Oneta Bobbett and her little sister, Sharnita. Sharnita has been been in and out of foster care, abandoned by family members, and desperate to find a secure home. Compelling issues of family, race, and class unfold as years pass and the "sisters" remain close—ultimately demonstrating that one person can indeed make a difference.
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- Media Type
- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- Chicago: “Basic Black; Girl At Risk,” 03/27/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_90DECD6C0DD54C77BB628242B66B494B.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Girl At Risk.” 03/27/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_90DECD6C0DD54C77BB628242B66B494B>.
- APA: Basic Black; Girl At Risk. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_90DECD6C0DD54C77BB628242B66B494B