Say Brother; Violence on Women
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- Say Brother
- Violence on Women
- Program Number
- 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 sexual victimization, harassment, and abuse of women. Program stems from a series of brutal rapes and murders perpetrated against women in Boston that generated a storm of public protest and the women's rally that followed. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks with guests Evelyn Lee, Consuelo Gonzalez-Thornell, Renee Harriston, Ledith Lugo, Renae Scott (who works in the Say Brother office), and Barbara Bullette, about how women are changing their attitudes about themselves, and how that attitude change can be a determining factor when they ever become victims of violence. Topics include rape, verbal and physical abuse (including spousal), reactions to abuse from the police, and self protection. Includes viewer calls, footage of the "Take Back the Night March" in Boston, August 1979, and a short segment titled "Something Personal" by Nancy Porter of WGBH TV (in which a rape victim is interviewed by a counselor).
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Family violence
- Take Back the Night (Organization)
- Sexual harassment of women
- Civil rights
- Race and Ethnicity
- Clarke, Brian (Director)
- Deare, Beth (Associate Producer)
- Barbara Barrow-Murray (Producer)
- Porter, Nancy (Director Program Segment)
- Morton, Wil (Audio)
- Morales, Carmen (Production Secretary)
- Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
- LeCain, Larry (Switcher)
- Wareham, Skip (Camera)
- Demers, Leo (Videotape Recordist)
- Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
- Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
- Carey, Nancy (Intern)
- Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
- Harriston, Renee (Intern)
- Bordett, Bruce (Stage Manager)
- Norton, Chas (Lighting Director)
- Wilson, Bob (Camera)
- Mackles, Gene (Graphic Designer)
- Wong, Evelyn (Production Assistant)
- Plausse, John (Lighting Assistant)
- Merhar, Milan (Videotape Recordist)
- MacKnight, John (Assistant Cameraman)
- Pugliesi, Joe (Videotape Recordist)
- Melendez, Celenia (Intern)
- McKenna, Jim (Camera)
- Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Host)
- Chicago: “Say Brother; Violence on Women,” 11/15/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 21, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2DAB917763D4BDC8420871627BD6E4A.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Violence on Women.” 11/15/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 21, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2DAB917763D4BDC8420871627BD6E4A>.
- APA: Say Brother; Violence on Women. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F2DAB917763D4BDC8420871627BD6E4A