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Say Brother; Fifteen Years and Still Counting

10/06/1983


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Fifteen Years and Still Counting
Program Number

1402

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

Retrospective on Say Brother's fifteen years documenting black history in America. Highlights include interviews with Webster Lewis, former producers Topper Carew and Jim Boyd, and community leaders Elma Lewis, Chuck Turner, Verdaya Brown, and Paul Deare. Historical footage recalls the late Melnea Cass, the late Ray Richardson (one of Say Brother's first producers), Mayor Kevin White, and Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Duration

00:29:50

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Fifteen Years and Still Counting,” 10/06/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B40C0711DBCE4613B0FC797E4250F012.
MLA: “Say Brother; Fifteen Years and Still Counting.” 10/06/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B40C0711DBCE4613B0FC797E4250F012>.
APA: Say Brother; Fifteen Years and Still Counting. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B40C0711DBCE4613B0FC797E4250F012
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