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Say Brother
CIA In Conflict
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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

Program Description

Darren Duarte moderates a panel discussion examining the federal government's alleged role in bringing crack cocaine into South Central Los Angeles, one of America's largest black communities. Guests are Leonard Alkins, president, Boston Chapter NAACP; Caroline Hunter, community activist; and state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; CIA In Conflict,” 11/21/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD2AE44209D143AEAB9C22636650ECD5.
MLA: “Say Brother; CIA In Conflict.” 11/21/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD2AE44209D143AEAB9C22636650ECD5>.
APA: Say Brother; CIA In Conflict. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BD2AE44209D143AEAB9C22636650ECD5
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