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Say Brother; James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston

James Baldwin, Shirley Chisholm, Avery Brooks


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Series
Say Brother
Program
James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston
Program Number

1615

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

Elliott Francis interviews novelist James Baldwin in his Amherst, Massachusetts apartment about his perspective on future challenges for black America, and Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm about her insights on contemporary politics and its relationship to black society.

In segment 2 arts reporter Evelyn Moore looks at how "Spencer For Hire" counterpart "Hawk" is faring in Boston and introduces Hawk's understudy, local actor Lloyd Johnson.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A5D7EBFA84D44A4D8EBEAC4E074E2EA4.
MLA: “Say Brother; James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A5D7EBFA84D44A4D8EBEAC4E074E2EA4>.
APA: Say Brother; James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A5D7EBFA84D44A4D8EBEAC4E074E2EA4
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