Say Brother; Plight of the Black Dollar, The / The Blue Collar Worker
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- Say Brother
- Plight of the Black Dollar, The / The Blue Collar Worker
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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
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Beth Deare considers why African-American disposable income, estimated at $150 billion annually, is so often spent on goods and services outside the black community. Then a look at the impact of social and political changes on blue collar workers in the American labor force. Who are they? What kinds of jobs do they have? What are their salaries? Where would we be without them?
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- Chicago: “Say Brother; Plight of the Black Dollar, The / The Blue Collar Worker,” 05/19/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed July 22, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_961727F65E334559997EF7F255407FE7.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Plight of the Black Dollar, The / The Blue Collar Worker.” 05/19/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. July 22, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_961727F65E334559997EF7F255407FE7>.
- APA: Say Brother; Plight of the Black Dollar, The / The Blue Collar Worker. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_961727F65E334559997EF7F255407FE7