Basic Black; Crossing The Digital Divide
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- Basic Black
- Crossing The Digital Divide
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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 explores the topic of the digital divide and the African American presence in this revolutionary age of cyberspace and information technology. Hosted by Darren Duarte, a panel of prominent African Americans involved in the digital industry will shed light on issues such as culture-oriented web content, black owned businesses in the cyberworld, and the concept of "weblining," in which Black communities remain underserved because of a lack of connectivity.
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- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- Chicago: “Basic Black; Crossing The Digital Divide,” 04/26/2001, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4A06B7FABDC4499ACABEE38F267FAA4.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Crossing The Digital Divide.” 04/26/2001. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4A06B7FABDC4499ACABEE38F267FAA4>.
- APA: Basic Black; Crossing The Digital Divide. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4A06B7FABDC4499ACABEE38F267FAA4