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Say Brother; Boston Arts

11/13/1997

1) Irene Smalls is an author and storyteller. In this profile, she talks about her craft and the significance of myths and stories in our lives. 2) The Artists in Humanities program is helping teens find a place for their art within Boston's business world. Carlos Lewis is a teacher in the program and discusses his passion for art as well as his plans for the future. 3) Through a unique partnership between Berklee College of Music and the Boston Housing Authority, three young women will begin to live thier musical dreams. The summer program at Berklee identifies talented young people from BHA housing, then helps develop their musical potential.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Boston Arts
Program Number

2802

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

1) Irene Smalls is an author and storyteller. In this profile, she talks about her craft and the significance of myths and stories in our lives. 2) The Artists in Humanities program is helping teens find a place for their art within Boston's business world. Carlos Lewis is a teacher in the program and discusses his passion for art as well as his plans for the future. 3) Through a unique partnership between Berklee College of Music and the Boston Housing Authority, three young women will begin to live thier musical dreams. The summer program at Berklee identifies talented young people from BHA housing, then helps develop their musical potential.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Boston Arts,” 11/13/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1E3F283C45E4439969E91D4D4051521.
MLA: “Say Brother; Boston Arts.” 11/13/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1E3F283C45E4439969E91D4D4051521>.
APA: Say Brother; Boston Arts. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F1E3F283C45E4439969E91D4D4051521
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