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Basic Black; Conversation with Mel Miller


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Basic Black
Conversation with Mel Miller
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Bay State Banner publisher, Melvin Miller comes from one of the oldest families of Roxbury. Always known for his candor and insight, Miller has helped keep the African American community abreast of all the issues affecting their lives. A Harvard graduate, Mr. Miller practices law and devotes a considerable amount of time with civic organizations.



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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Basic Black; Conversation with Mel Miller,” 11/19/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AD23D16E6EA1456FAD4C7BB74B7E4FD2.
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APA: Basic Black; Conversation with Mel Miller. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AD23D16E6EA1456FAD4C7BB74B7E4FD2
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