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Say Brother; Leadership in the Black Community; Jean McGuire on the need for a greater supply of African American teachers

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04/04/1976

In this clip Jean McGuire, Director of METCO, talks about the need for a larger supply of well trained and sensitive teachers for the Black Community. Overall the program focuses on the need for, as well as problems attending, leadership in African American communities. Host Marita Rivero introduces the upcoming April 24 March for Desegregation being held in Boston and speaks with participating local leaders John O. Boone, Maceo Dixon (of the National Student Coalition Against Racism or NSCAR), and Reverend William Weeks. All discuss the virtues of the upcoming march, the role of school busing as a "gateway" issue for segregationists to attack civil rights, the role of the church in leading African American communities, and the future of the Black revolution. Additionally, Rivero speaks with Percy Wilson, Executive Director of the Roxbury Multi-Service Center about institutional leadership. Program interviews are periodically halted for previously recorded segments featuring local and national Black leaders Elma Lewis, Jean McGuire, Haki Madhubuti, and Supreme Minister Wallace D. Muhammad of the Nation of Islam. Produced by Marita Muhammad Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Leadership in the Black Community
Program Number

610

Title

Jean McGuire on the need for a greater supply of African American teachers

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 need for, as well as problems attending, leadership in African American communities. Host Marita Rivero introduces the upcoming April 24 March for Desegregation being held in Boston and speaks with participating local leaders John O. Boone, Maceo Dixon (of the National Student Coalition Against Racism or NSCAR), and Reverend William Weeks. All discuss the virtues of the upcoming march, the role of school busing as a "gateway" issue for segregationists to attack civil rights, the role of the church in leading African American communities, and the future of the Black revolution. Additionally, Rivero speaks with Percy Wilson, Executive Director of the Roxbury Multi-Service Center about institutional leadership. Program interviews are periodically halted for previously recorded segments featuring local and national Black leaders Elma Lewis, Jean McGuire, Haki Madhubuti, and Supreme Minister Wallace D. Muhammad of the Nation of Islam.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Lewis, Elma
Muhammad, Wallace D.
Madhubuti, Haki R., 1942-
Boone, John O.
Segregation
National Student Coalition Against Racism
Weeks, Rev. William
Civil rights
African Americans--Education--Massachusetts
Dixon, Maceo
Black Muslims
McGuire, Jean
African American teachers--Training of
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Rivero, Marita (Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Jones, Vickie (Associate Producer)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Clarke, Brian (Intern)
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Film Sound)
Allen, Lydia (Intern)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
MacKnight, John (Studio Technician)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Editor)
Rivero, Marita (Host)
Hutton, David (Videotape Editor)
Kramer, Sharon (Graphic Designer)
Plausse, John (Studio Technician)
Spooner, Dighton (Researcher)
Smith, Lee (Studio Technician)
Buccheri, Ron (Switcher)
Wareham, Skip (Studio Technician)
Smith, Kathy (Studio Technician)
Cross, June (Production Assistant)
Sullivan, John L. (Studio Technician)
Wilson, Bob (Studio Technician)
Bundy, Kissette (Intern)
Bourne, Wendell (Intern)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Leadership in the Black Community; Jean McGuire on the need for a greater supply of African American teachers,” 04/04/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9C5B25CE2514647B874059DE2092F2D.
MLA: “Say Brother; Leadership in the Black Community; Jean McGuire on the need for a greater supply of African American teachers.” 04/04/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9C5B25CE2514647B874059DE2092F2D>.
APA: Say Brother; Leadership in the Black Community; Jean McGuire on the need for a greater supply of African American teachers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E9C5B25CE2514647B874059DE2092F2D
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