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Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the White House


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Say Brother
Decision ‘96 The Race to the White House
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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

In a studio presentation, the first of two parts, Say Brother talks about the issues on the table as we near the presidential decision of 1996. How will African Americans play a part in the debates? What are the issues affecting our communities? With a panel of political experts and footage from the Massachusetts primary, we focus on the many questions surrounding the 1996 presidential election.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the White House,” 04/17/1996, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 22, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F633C42F76CD4C2D93FC791DAD33A7C1.
MLA: “Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the White House.” 04/17/1996. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 22, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F633C42F76CD4C2D93FC791DAD33A7C1>.
APA: Say Brother; Decision ‘96 The Race to the White House. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F633C42F76CD4C2D93FC791DAD33A7C1
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