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Say Brother
Issues In Black Media
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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

Studio discussion hosted by Darren Duarte on media issues for communities of color. Topics include opportunities for people of color to voice their experiences; balance and quality of presentation; minorities in positions of authority in the media; and setting priorities on which stories will be covered.

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Issues In Black Media,” 10/12/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B22B4008403A47A196177FE601190169.
MLA: “Say Brother; Issues In Black Media.” 10/12/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B22B4008403A47A196177FE601190169>.
APA: Say Brother; Issues In Black Media. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B22B4008403A47A196177FE601190169
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