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Basic Black; Conversation with Cathy Hughes


MASTER Program #3401 Program Title: Conversation with Cathy Hughes Broadcast Date: 11/7/2002 Producer: Darren Duarte Length: 26:46 Subject: Conversation with Cathy Hughes

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Basic Black
Conversation with Cathy Hughes
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Basic Black's host Darren Duarte interviews Media One founder Cathy Hughes. Hughes the owner of the top first African-American media station talks about her struggle as a African-American female broadcaster . An inspiring conversation with a woman who's focus has remained despite what the world has thrown at her. A mogul in the African-American community by providing 1,500 positions of employment.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
Chicago: “Basic Black; Conversation with Cathy Hughes,” 11/07/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B68DC717B13140BB9AA0FBCD9F5EF5BA.
MLA: “Basic Black; Conversation with Cathy Hughes.” 11/07/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B68DC717B13140BB9AA0FBCD9F5EF5BA>.
APA: Basic Black; Conversation with Cathy Hughes. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B68DC717B13140BB9AA0FBCD9F5EF5BA
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