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Basic Black; Generation X Talks Race


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Basic Black
Generation X Talks Race
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

We've assembled a group of young people between the ages16-25 to talk about their experiences with racism. These young adults both reveal and confront issues of race with unflinching honesty.



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Broadcast program

Media Type


Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Basic Black; Generation X Talks Race,” 02/05/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 15, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E3089E1486E34698AB2FC386F4041BDD.
MLA: “Basic Black; Generation X Talks Race.” 02/05/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E3089E1486E34698AB2FC386F4041BDD>.
APA: Basic Black; Generation X Talks Race. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E3089E1486E34698AB2FC386F4041BDD
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