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Say Brother
NAACP: Where Do We Go From Here?
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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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How will the NAACP, locally and nationally, revive its image, financial status, and the fight to protect civil rights? Jack E. Robinson, president, NAACP Boston Chapter. Attorney Eddie Jenkins, Ruth Batson, Dianne Wilkerson, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Jesse Jackson, Dr. C. Delores Tucker. Earl Shinhoster, acting executive director, NAACP. Kenneth Guscott, former Boston Chapter president. Wade Henderson, Washington Chapter president. Nick Littlefield, labor advisor to Sen. Kennedy.

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; NAACP: Where Do We Go From Here?,” 04/27/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3E1608F606C45CCB6B667AF21791037.
MLA: “Say Brother; NAACP: Where Do We Go From Here?.” 04/27/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3E1608F606C45CCB6B667AF21791037>.
APA: Say Brother; NAACP: Where Do We Go From Here?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B3E1608F606C45CCB6B667AF21791037
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