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Say Brother; Black Power on University Campuses; Panel discussion of Black Power on University Campuses

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01/16/1969

This clip features a panel discussion of Black Power on university campuses. Discussion panel is moderated by Henry Hampton (Founder, Blackside, Inc.) and features Brandeis students Randy Bailey and Ricardo Millette, Boston University student Doris Francis, Harvard University student Skip Griffin, and Associate Dean of Jackson College Beatrice Miller. Produced by Ray Richardson. Directed by Stan Lathan. Overall, the program examines the student takeover of Ford Hall at Brandeis University, an administration building Brandeis students occupied during the filming of the program. The first portion of the program features black and white footage of the takeover, including an enumeration of student demands and a statement to the press by university President Morris Abram. The second half of the program consists of a panel discussion of Black Power on university campuses. Discussion panel is moderated by Henry Hampton (Founder, Blackside, Inc.) and features Brandeis students Randy Bailey and Ricardo Millette, Boston University student Doris Francis, Harvard University student Skip Griffin, and Associate Dean of Jackson College Beatrice Miller. Produced by Ray Richardson. Directed by Stan Lathan.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Black Power on University Campuses
Program Number

24

Title

Panel discussion of Black Power on University Campuses

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 examines the student takeover of Ford Hall at Brandeis University, an administration building Brandeis students occupied during the filming of the program. The first portion of the program features black and white footage of the takeover, including an enumeration of student demands and a statement to the press by University President Morris Abram. The second half of the program consists of a panel discussion of black power on university campuses. Discussion panel moderated by Black Side, Inc. founder Henry Hampton and features Brandeis students, a Boston University student, and an Associate Dean at Jackson College.

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Brandeis University
Millette, Ricardo
Civil rights
Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998
African American college students--Attitudes
Miller, Beatrice
Griffin, Skip
African Americans--Civil rights
African American college students--Political activity
African American student movements
Segregation
Bailey, Randy
Francis, Doris
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Lathan, Stan (Director)
Richardson, Ray (Producer)
Bright, Hazel V. (Associate Producer)
Ferguson, Andrew (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Francis, Dierdre (Production Assistant)
Cabot, Ellen (Production Assistant)
Spruill, Jim (Host)
Ferguson, Andrew (Audio)
Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
Norton, Chas (Lighting)
Rogers, Steve (Video)
Plausse, John (Lighting)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Black Power on University Campuses; Panel discussion of Black Power on University Campuses,” 01/16/1969, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F07769D167AC4FE7BA9785055813ACF4.
MLA: “Say Brother; Black Power on University Campuses; Panel discussion of Black Power on University Campuses.” 01/16/1969. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F07769D167AC4FE7BA9785055813ACF4>.
APA: Say Brother; Black Power on University Campuses; Panel discussion of Black Power on University Campuses. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F07769D167AC4FE7BA9785055813ACF4
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