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Say Brother; Reflections with Deval Patrick


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Say Brother
Reflections with Deval Patrick
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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

Say Brother visits with Deval Patrick, the departing Assistant Attorney General heading the civil rights division of the Justice Department. Patrick talks about his impact on the nation and why he has decided to leave such an important post protecting citizens against discrimination.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Reflections with Deval Patrick,” 11/28/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F02BF9CFA3604F15ABE56A310226D821.
MLA: “Say Brother; Reflections with Deval Patrick.” 11/28/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F02BF9CFA3604F15ABE56A310226D821>.
APA: Say Brother; Reflections with Deval Patrick. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F02BF9CFA3604F15ABE56A310226D821
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