Say Brother; Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo
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- Say Brother
- Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo
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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
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A visit with Ntozake Shange, author of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf," a Broadway hit and later bestselling book which recently resulted in an acclaimed television version for PBS. Beth Deare interviews the writer on the publication of her first novel, "Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo." One segment includes questions from the audience.
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- Chicago: “Say Brother; Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo,” 09/17/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 16, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D2BD3612BBD9432FB354F6E64DBD79D1.
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- APA: Say Brother; Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D2BD3612BBD9432FB354F6E64DBD79D1