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Say Brother; Am I My Brother’s Keeper


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Say Brother
Am I My Brother’s Keeper
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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

Studio discussion, including local organizers of the “Million Man March,” on issues and problems confronting black men. Guests are Rodney Dailey of Gangpeace; Keith Motley of Concerned Black Men, a mentoring organization; community activist Sadiki Kambon; Minister Don Muhammad of the Nation of Islam.

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Am I My Brother’s Keeper,” 10/19/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0BDA1EAB976465CA43EC9C7EF2B2FF0.
MLA: “Say Brother; Am I My Brother’s Keeper.” 10/19/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0BDA1EAB976465CA43EC9C7EF2B2FF0>.
APA: Say Brother; Am I My Brother’s Keeper. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E0BDA1EAB976465CA43EC9C7EF2B2FF0
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