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Say Brother; Malcolm X; Bobby Seale interview

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02/20/1974

This clip is an excerpt from program dealing with the impact of Malcolm X on African American political and intellectual leadership in the United States. Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panthers, talks about the impact of the murder of Malcolm X on the Black Panther movement. Overall, the program focuses on the impact of Malcolm X on African American political and intellectual leadership in the United States. Host Topper Carew speaks with Dr. John H. Clarke (historian and Cornell University professor), Owusu Sadaukai (National Chairman of the African Liberation Day Committee), and Bobby Seale (cofounder of the Black Panthers) about the impact of Malcolm X's work on their personal ideologies, the opinions of African Americans, and the struggle for Black rights in the United States. Interviews are separated by segments of archival news footage featuring Malcolm X discussing his political philosophies (program contains a particularly strong segment from the speech he delivered to the students of Selma, Alabama a few weeks before his assassination in 1965). Produced by Topper Carew. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Malcolm X
Program Number

317

Title

Bobby Seale interview

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

Program focuses on the impact of Malcolm X on Black political and intellectual leadership in the United States. Host Topper Carew speaks with Dr. John H. Clarke (historian and Cornell University professor), Owusu Sadauki (National Chairman of the African Liberation Day Committee) and Bobby Seale (cofounder of the Black Panthers) about the impact of Malcolm X's work on their personal ideologies, the opinions of Black Americans, and their struggle for Black rights in the United States. Interviews are separated by segments of archival news footage featuring Malcolm X talking about his political philosophies. Program contains a particularly strong segment from a speech delivered to the students of Selma, Alabama a few weeks before his assassination in 1965.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
African Liberation Day Committee (National)
Sadaukai, Owusu
Segregation
Black nationalism--United States
African American leadership
Civil rights
African Americans--Civil rights
African Americans--Attitudes
Seale, Bobby, 1936-
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
White, Conrad (Director)
Carew, Topper (Producer)
Jones, Vickie (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Davis, Tony (Assistant To The Producer)
Johnson, Henry (Filmmaker)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Malcolm X; Bobby Seale interview,” 02/20/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDC27D8E35BF41CCBF640EDC54727BAB.
MLA: “Say Brother; Malcolm X; Bobby Seale interview.” 02/20/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDC27D8E35BF41CCBF640EDC54727BAB>.
APA: Say Brother; Malcolm X; Bobby Seale interview. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DDC27D8E35BF41CCBF640EDC54727BAB
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