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Say Brother; New Music

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01/09/1975


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Series
Say Brother
Program
New Music
Program Number

411

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

Program consists of performance footage of a local Boston-based septet, and community awareness segments. Program includes a mime performance by Halim Adbur Rashid (Fred Johnson), a 30-minute performance by the The Webster Lewis Septet in the Say Brother studio, "Information" (on how and where to file income taxes), "Access" (in which United Community of Construction Workers'Jim McLean offers recommendations on what to look for when you buy a house), "Blast from the Past" (with an excerpt from a Say Brother interview with Chico Neblett, a Boston Field Marshall for the Black Panther Party), the "Community Calendar," and "Commentary" by Producer Marita Rivero.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Webster Lewis Septet
Mime
African Americans in the performing arts
Neblett, Chico
Johnson, Fred (Halim Adbur Rashid)
Black Panther Party
African American musicians
Black Power--United States
United Community Construction Workers (Boston, Mass.)
Music--Performance
Home ownership
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Rivero, Marita (Producer)
Marita Rivero (Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Contributors
Boston Art Ensemble (Theme Music)
McGuire Nicholas, Sallie (Production Assistant)
Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
Farrier, Stephen (Community Coordinator)
Cogell, Lloyd (Still Photography)
Cross, June (Community Coordinator)
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; New Music,” 01/09/1975, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D3D564C253CC4DC5AC81B815DC375D60.
MLA: “Say Brother; New Music.” 01/09/1975. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D3D564C253CC4DC5AC81B815DC375D60>.
APA: Say Brother; New Music. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D3D564C253CC4DC5AC81B815DC375D60
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