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Say Brother; Celebrate 76

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06/01/1976


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Celebrate 76
Program Number

616

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

Program consists of a short interview conducted by Barbara Barrow with Elma Lewis (founder of the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts and the National Center of Afro-American Artists) and footage excerpted from previous Say Brother programs featuring dance performances. Lewis discusses the ideas behind Celebrate ‘76, how it came about, how the event has strengthened the community, and who will be in this year's event. Dance performances are by members of the Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists and by Fred Johnson (Halim Adbur Rashid), a mime artist.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Celebrate '76 Dance Company of the National Center of Afro-American Artists
National Center of Afro-American Artists
Civil rights
Mime
Performing arts festivals--United States
Johnson, Fred (Halim Adbur Rashid)
Lewis, Elma
African American dance
Segregation
African Americans in the performing arts
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
White, Conrad (Director)
Marita Rivero (Producer)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
White, Don (Audio)
Allen, Lydia (Intern)
Smith, Lee (Assistant Cameraman)
Bourne, Wendell (Intern)
MacKnight, John (Videotape Editor)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Host)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Editor)
Cross, June (Production Assistant)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Bundy, Kissette (Intern)
Buccheri, Ron (Switcher)
Sullivan, John (Lighting)
Kramer, Sharon (Graphic Designer)
Clarke, Brian (Intern)
Floyd, Michael (Lighting Assistant)
Hill, Rebecca (Make Up)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Spangler, Jennifer (Audio)
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Celebrate 76,” 06/01/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B28E272CBFB6483B9153816D94EE1939.
MLA: “Say Brother; Celebrate 76.” 06/01/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B28E272CBFB6483B9153816D94EE1939>.
APA: Say Brother; Celebrate 76. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B28E272CBFB6483B9153816D94EE1939
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