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Basic Black; Grand Families

04/22/1999

Grandfamilies House in Dorchester


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Series
Basic Black
Program
Grand Families
Program Number

2920

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

In 1997, a groundbreaking new housing facility was opened in Dorchester: Grandfamilies House is the nation's first housing complex to address the housing needs of grandparents raising their grandchildren. Basic Black follows the creation and development of Grandfamilies House and surveys the trend of grandparents raising their children's children.

Duration

00:27:31

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; Grand Families,” 04/22/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBECE1A8EA5485AA859F09AD4B70C71.
MLA: “Basic Black; Grand Families.” 04/22/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBECE1A8EA5485AA859F09AD4B70C71>.
APA: Basic Black; Grand Families. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBECE1A8EA5485AA859F09AD4B70C71
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