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Say Brother; Latest Fight For Civil Rights, The

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Say Brother
Latest Fight For Civil Rights, The
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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

Delores Handy Brown interviews Louis Elisa, president of the Boston NAACP and Sandra King, director of external affairs, Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts. Roll-in features Rev. Jesse Jackson's speech at Harvard University.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
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