Say Brother; Comedy Showcase
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- Say Brother
- Comedy Showcase
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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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Elliott Francis introduces four up and coming black comedians: Walli Collins, Melvin George III, Angela Beres, and Marc Beres.
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- Chicago: “Say Brother; Comedy Showcase,” 06/30/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C02B49A8CD204BEEA4A8FE623C66E314.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Comedy Showcase.” 06/30/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C02B49A8CD204BEEA4A8FE623C66E314>.
- APA: Say Brother; Comedy Showcase. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C02B49A8CD204BEEA4A8FE623C66E314