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Say Brother
Common Differences
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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

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In this live program, Dr. Gloria Joseph and Jill Lewis, coauthors of "Common Differences: A Feminist Perspective of Black and White," discuss their book. Viewers are invited to call and ask questions or express opinions.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Common Differences,” 04/08/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C376A3DE1C884FC8978E68B7BCAF7B1F.
MLA: “Say Brother; Common Differences.” 04/08/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C376A3DE1C884FC8978E68B7BCAF7B1F>.
APA: Say Brother; Common Differences. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C376A3DE1C884FC8978E68B7BCAF7B1F
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