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Say Brother; Beginning of the Millennia, The

04/03/1980


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Beginning of the Millennia, The
Program Number

1020

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

First segment is an interview with author Ruth Beebe Hill on her novel “Hanta Yo” about the history of the Sioux people. Next a studio discussion on the “The Millennia,” a 20-year celebration of Native American cultural heritage. Guests are John Peters of the Mass. Commission on Indian Affairs, and Amanda Bingham, historian and founder of the Mashpee Indian Museum and member of the National Congress of American Indians. Excerpt of documentary on Wampanoag nation, “People of the First Light.”

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Beginning of the Millennia, The,” 04/03/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC705C9422C84679AC7EBF001A41096D.
MLA: “Say Brother; Beginning of the Millennia, The.” 04/03/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC705C9422C84679AC7EBF001A41096D>.
APA: Say Brother; Beginning of the Millennia, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BC705C9422C84679AC7EBF001A41096D
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