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Say Brother; New Directions

11/20/1997

1) Nik Carter is WBCN's new rock DJ. We hear how he's rocking in Boston with his unique blend of homespun wit and charm. 2) Anson Carter is the only African American on the Boston Bruins hockey team. We learn about his passion for the sport and how he's trying to bring young people into the game. 3) For over 20 years, Ray Hammond was an emergency room physician. We find out how he's changing directions as Reverend Hammond every Sunday morning in front of a pulpit.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
New Directions
Program Number

2803

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

1) Nik Carter is WBCN's new rock DJ. We hear how he's rocking in Boston with his unique blend of homespun wit and charm. 2) Anson Carter is the only African American on the Boston Bruins hockey team. We learn about his passion for the sport and how he's trying to bring young people into the game. 3) For over 20 years, Ray Hammond was an emergency room physician. We find out how he's changing directions as Reverend Hammond every Sunday morning in front of a pulpit.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; New Directions,” 11/20/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA55A0DAF7114D7A9BC71DFC8F76F2F3.
MLA: “Say Brother; New Directions.” 11/20/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA55A0DAF7114D7A9BC71DFC8F76F2F3>.
APA: Say Brother; New Directions. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA55A0DAF7114D7A9BC71DFC8F76F2F3
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