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Say Brother; From The Outhouse To The White House: Is America Ready for a Black President

02/03/1984


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Series
Say Brother
Program
From The Outhouse To The White House: Is America Ready for a Black President
Program Number

1415

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

Jesse Jackson, one of the most outspoken Democratic presidential candidates in 1984, shares his views with host Beth Deare and an audience of fifty community and professional people. Also a commentary from former state representative Mel King of the Rainbow Coalition on the state of the city of Boston.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; From The Outhouse To The White House: Is America Ready for a Black President,” 02/03/1984, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B469B7B9697E4B6D95F0A288D604B519.
MLA: “Say Brother; From The Outhouse To The White House: Is America Ready for a Black President.” 02/03/1984. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B469B7B9697E4B6D95F0A288D604B519>.
APA: Say Brother; From The Outhouse To The White House: Is America Ready for a Black President. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B469B7B9697E4B6D95F0A288D604B519
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