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Say Brother; Community Action and Survival Kit

11/08/1989


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Community Action and Survival Kit
Program Number

2005

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

Three-segment magazine format. "Making a Difference" – Minister Don Muhammad profile. "These are the Winners" – recovering drug addicts and alternative treatments. "Officer Bob" – Boston Police mounted officer Bob Johnson profiled in Mission Hill.

Duration

00:28:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Community Action and Survival Kit,” 11/08/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_939A331E87684D1F92DBFE6FA7689551.
MLA: “Say Brother; Community Action and Survival Kit.” 11/08/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_939A331E87684D1F92DBFE6FA7689551>.
APA: Say Brother; Community Action and Survival Kit. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_939A331E87684D1F92DBFE6FA7689551
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