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Say Brother; Supreme Judicial Court, The: Is the Verdict In?


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Say Brother
Supreme Judicial Court, The: Is the Verdict In?
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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

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Studio discussion about the absence of black representation on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Guests are Ozell Hudson, president of the National Black Lawyers Association; Melissa Nobles, assistant professor of political science at MIT; and James Jennings of the Trotter Institute at UMass Boston.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Supreme Judicial Court, The: Is the Verdict In?,” 05/08/1997, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F43F7E48214C4006A2DC7809A2BE4F24.
MLA: “Say Brother; Supreme Judicial Court, The: Is the Verdict In?.” 05/08/1997. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F43F7E48214C4006A2DC7809A2BE4F24>.
APA: Say Brother; Supreme Judicial Court, The: Is the Verdict In?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F43F7E48214C4006A2DC7809A2BE4F24
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