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Say Brother; Is the American Lifestyle Really Changing


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Say Brother
Is the American Lifestyle Really Changing
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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

Report by Barbara Barrow-Murray on seven new lifestyles that have emerged in American society. Includes profiles of families that exemplify these changes in lifestyle. Also featured, excerpts from lectures on domestic violence given by Dr. Gloria Joseph of Amherst.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Is the American Lifestyle Really Changing,” 09/24/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 24, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE1597F794CC487E8273A671F6B1CE4A.
MLA: “Say Brother; Is the American Lifestyle Really Changing.” 09/24/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 24, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE1597F794CC487E8273A671F6B1CE4A>.
APA: Say Brother; Is the American Lifestyle Really Changing. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_DE1597F794CC487E8273A671F6B1CE4A
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