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Say Brother; Greatest Love, The

12/18/1980


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Greatest Love, The
Program Number

1109

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

Funded by an ESEA mini-grant, 22 sixth graders from the Timilty School in Roxbury produced a 30 minute video about their school, its student body, activities and programs. This is a heartwarming view of a formerly troubled school with newfound spirit. “Say Now” segment focuses on a third world children's book and film festival, and includes an interview with Candalaria Silva, founder of Children Are Many Colors, Inc.

Duration

00:28:40

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Greatest Love, The,” 12/18/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFD13872C60F48D2B8E91687F1030B4C.
MLA: “Say Brother; Greatest Love, The.” 12/18/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFD13872C60F48D2B8E91687F1030B4C>.
APA: Say Brother; Greatest Love, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CFD13872C60F48D2B8E91687F1030B4C
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