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Say Brother; Jobs For Youth

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Say Brother
Jobs For Youth
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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

This program gives viewers a look at three programs dedicated to helping inner city youth gain work skills and access to the job market. Highlights include: Youth Build Boston, a training and placement program that teaches young men and women the construction business from the inside. Charlestown Shipbuilders repair industry. Workforce 2000, a Cambridge program that delivers tutorial, business mentoring, and skills training to young people.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Jobs For Youth,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 16, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D754A534AE2A41FFA8B0F3659FD03FCF.
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APA: Say Brother; Jobs For Youth. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D754A534AE2A41FFA8B0F3659FD03FCF
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