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Say Brother; Housing the Black Family: Is Boston an Option


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Say Brother
Housing the Black Family: Is Boston an Option
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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

Program Description

Studio discussion examining economic realities of home ownership, featuring interview with Richard Nelson, director of the National Housing Coalition.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Housing the Black Family: Is Boston an Option,” 05/18/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 27, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC8F099AC7C544A088A29F9611619121.
MLA: “Say Brother; Housing the Black Family: Is Boston an Option.” 05/18/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 27, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC8F099AC7C544A088A29F9611619121>.
APA: Say Brother; Housing the Black Family: Is Boston an Option. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DC8F099AC7C544A088A29F9611619121
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