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Say Brother; African Liberation; Dealin' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti

Part of Say Brother.

01/07/1976

This clip features "Dealin'" with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti (formerly Don L. Lee) discussing the nature of Pan Africanism. Overall the program focuses on the meaning, nature, and support of the liberation of African countries by African Americans. Program segments include an excerpt from Henry Johnson's film on the African Liberation Day March in Washington, DC, May 27, 1972 (including footage of Boston residents preparing for the trip to Washington, DC, and event speeches by Charles Diggs, Michigan Congressman and United Nations Delegate and organizer for African self-determination, and Elaine Brown, two years before she became President of the Black Panthers), "Dealin'" with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti (formerly Don L. Lee) discussing the nature of Pan Africanism, "Commentary" by Askia Muhammad (poet, activist, and journalist) on the disparity between United States support of self-determination for nations and its actual practice in Africa, "Information" on the meaning of "African liberation," interview and performance footage of vocalist Syreeta Wright, and segment interludes featuring Grover Washington (jazz musician), Tasha Thomas (of musical production The Wiz), and Fred Cash (of the musical group The Impressions). Produced by Marita Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
African Liberation
Program Number

113

Title

Dealin' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti

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

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
African Americans--Attitudes
Pan-Africanism
Cash, Fred
Muhammad, Askia
Wright, Syreeta
African Liberation Day March (1972 : Washington, D.C.)
Washington, Grover
Civil rights
Madhubuti, Haki R., 1942-
Segregation
Thomas, Tasha
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
White, Conrad (Director)
Jones, Vickie (Associate Producer)
Rivero, Marita (Producer)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Fairweather, Bill (Studio Technician)
MacKnight, John (Studio Technician)
McGuire Nicholas, Sallie (Production Assistant)
Bagwell, Orlando (Assistant Editor)
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Assistant Editor)
Dick, Michael (Studio Technician)
Lane, Frank (Studio Technician)
Holden, Dick (Studio Technician)
Chigas, Basil (Studio Technician)
Estus, Boyd (Camera)
Wright, Sylvia (Community Coordinator)
Wright, Rodner (Graphics)
Haydock, Roger (Assistant Cameraman)
Kenner, Sharon (Studio Technician)
Crippens, David (Host)
Floyd, Michael (Studio Technician)
Spangler, Jennifer (Studio Technician)
Benson, Bill (Unit Manager)
Kane, Pat (Studio Technician)
Koppel, Tiit (Studio Technician)
Rivero, Marita (Concept)
Balhatchet, Tom (Engineer)
Bravo Wing, Carla (Community Coordinator)
Speight, Alonzo R. (Community Coordinator)
Silva, Candelaria (Community Coordinator)
St. Onge, David (Studio Technician)
Fletcher, Leah (Community Coordinator)
Crane, David (Videotape Engineer)
Lewis Septet, Webster (Theme Music)
Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
Henry, Arthur (Studio Technician)
Wilson, Bob (Studio Technician)
Bordett, Bruce (Studio Technician)
Plausse, John (Studio Technician)
Izzi, Steve (Sound)
Handyside, Keith (Studio Technician)
LeCain, Larry (Studio Technician)
Correia, Dennis (Studio Technician)
Simons, Fred (Studio Technician)
Wareham, Skip (Studio Technician)
Smith, Lee (Studio Technician)
Campanella , Roy, Jr. (Chief Camera Editor Segment)
Kareem, Shavi (Sound)
Tarter, Margaret (Community Coordinator)
Charette, Bill (Studio Technician)
Smith, Kathy (Studio Technician)
Loerzel, David (Assistant Cameraman)
Buccheri, Ron (Studio Technician)
Hutton, David (Studio Technician)
DeVitt, Douglas (Studio Technician)
MacDonald, Greg (Studio Technician)
Hadfield, Peter (Studio Technician)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; African Liberation; Dealin' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti,” 01/07/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DCBB0A6F976140A086438DEEC91B3711.
MLA: “Say Brother; African Liberation; Dealin' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti.” 01/07/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DCBB0A6F976140A086438DEEC91B3711>.
APA: Say Brother; African Liberation; Dealin' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DCBB0A6F976140A086438DEEC91B3711
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