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Say Brother
Election '95
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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

Program Description

A three segment discussion program on issues in the upcoming Boston City Council election. Guests are political strategist Joyce Ferriabough; former state representative Althea Garrison; Gareth Saunders, City Councilor from District 7; Yvette Thomas and Gary Webster, advocates for registration of African American voters.

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Election '95,” 11/02/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C549983DBA6941BABE785EA3851A7B17.
MLA: “Say Brother; Election '95.” 11/02/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C549983DBA6941BABE785EA3851A7B17>.
APA: Say Brother; Election '95. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C549983DBA6941BABE785EA3851A7B17
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