Say Brother; James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston
James Baldwin, Shirley Chisholm, Avery Brooks
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- Say Brother
- James Baldwin and Shirley Chisholm / The Hawk Comes to Boston
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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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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.
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