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Say Brother
Say Brother Preliminary Election Special
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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

Hosted by Delores Handy Brown, crime and public safety are addressed by Boston mayoral candidates Thomas M. Menino, Francis Mickey Roache, Christopher Lydon, James T. Brett, Diane E. Moriarty, Rosaria Salerno, Bruce C. Bolling and Robert C. Rufo. POS express their concerns about crime and public safety.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
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