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Basic Black; Poetry Slam

01/06/2000


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Series
Basic Black
Program
Poetry Slam
Program Number

3004

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

Panelists: Patricia Smith, author, Close to Death; Michael Brown, teacher and writer; Michael Franco, poet; Peter Davison, poet and editor; Erica Funkhouser, writer.

Duration

00:27:15

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; Poetry Slam,” 01/06/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF128B73016D40B5B0EAA99E0FA91860.
MLA: “Basic Black; Poetry Slam.” 01/06/2000. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF128B73016D40B5B0EAA99E0FA91860>.
APA: Basic Black; Poetry Slam. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AF128B73016D40B5B0EAA99E0FA91860
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