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Say Brother; Public Education: In Whose Interests?


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Say Brother
Public Education: In Whose Interests?
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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

A forum on the quality of education for young people of color in Boston's public school.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Public Education: In Whose Interests?,” 04/05/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_94E6C74B5C7E400ABF22EA1B156925DD.
MLA: “Say Brother; Public Education: In Whose Interests?.” 04/05/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 22, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_94E6C74B5C7E400ABF22EA1B156925DD>.
APA: Say Brother; Public Education: In Whose Interests?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_94E6C74B5C7E400ABF22EA1B156925DD
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