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Basic Black; Steppin' Down: Jackie Jenkins-Scott


MASTER Program #3508 Program Title: Jackie Jenkins-Scott Subject: Jackie Jenkins-Scott Length: 27:02 Broadcast Date: 11/6/2003

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Basic Black
Steppin' Down: Jackie Jenkins-Scott
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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

During her two decades at the helm of the Dimock Community Health Center, Jackie Jenkins-Scott recast a floundering organization into what many consider to be a model of success for full-service, community-centered health care. In this studio-based conversation with Basic Black host Darren Duarte, Jenkins-Scott shares her prognosis for the current and future health of Dimock and the many inner-city Boston neighborhoods it serves.



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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Basic Black; Steppin' Down: Jackie Jenkins-Scott,” 11/06/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 22, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E32E49C1CFAB499EAED61ADF91E4B0C7.
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