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Say Brother; Presenting Hattie Gossett / Olatunji: The Wisdom of the Drum

05/03/1989


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Presenting Hattie Gossett / Olatunji: The Wisdom of the Drum
Program Number

1920

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

Hattie Gossett performs several of her recent writings and poems from her book "Presenting…Sister No Blues" on location with percussionist Nurudafina Abena. Also Babatunde Olatunji conducts percussion workshop at Northeastern University, and Juanita Anderson talks with him about Yoruba tradition and the wisdom of the drum.

Duration

00:29:11

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Presenting Hattie Gossett / Olatunji: The Wisdom of the Drum,” 05/03/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EF76BDFED5441D5814D89946E3271DE.
MLA: “Say Brother; Presenting Hattie Gossett / Olatunji: The Wisdom of the Drum.” 05/03/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EF76BDFED5441D5814D89946E3271DE>.
APA: Say Brother; Presenting Hattie Gossett / Olatunji: The Wisdom of the Drum. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9EF76BDFED5441D5814D89946E3271DE
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