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Say Brother; White Stuff / That Old Sunday Tradition


That Old Sunday Tradition / White Stuff

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Say Brother
White Stuff / That Old Sunday Tradition
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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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Lovell Dyett asks health and nutrition experts the provocative question: Which is most dangerous, heroin, cocaine, salt, or sugar? This report provides startling new insights on these four substances. Then reporter Bev Jackson explores why more young black adults have begun attending church again. Jackson visits local churches and speaks to ministers and young parishioners about this trend. They discuss past neglect of their religious heritage and reasons for the current resurgence.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; White Stuff / That Old Sunday Tradition,” 03/17/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4C0174BCB1D4274866AC7302A544D4A.
MLA: “Say Brother; White Stuff / That Old Sunday Tradition.” 03/17/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4C0174BCB1D4274866AC7302A544D4A>.
APA: Say Brother; White Stuff / That Old Sunday Tradition. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4C0174BCB1D4274866AC7302A544D4A
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