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Say Brother; Meditation in Black / The Cambridge Police Department: Portrait in Black and White

06/16/1983

Meditation in Black / Badlands


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Meditation in Black / The Cambridge Police Department: Portrait in Black and White
Program Number

1325

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

Barbara Barrow-Murray profiles the Syda Foundation's first black female monk, Swami Vilamalanda, on the occasion of a visit to the Foundation's Chestnut Hill ashram where the swami was recently an honored guest. Then Lovell Dyett examines reports of racially biased treatment by Cambridge police officers.

Duration

00:31:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Meditation in Black / The Cambridge Police Department: Portrait in Black and White,” 06/16/1983, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F6397C88C5014BFAB7114D8A55301E64.
MLA: “Say Brother; Meditation in Black / The Cambridge Police Department: Portrait in Black and White.” 06/16/1983. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F6397C88C5014BFAB7114D8A55301E64>.
APA: Say Brother; Meditation in Black / The Cambridge Police Department: Portrait in Black and White. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F6397C88C5014BFAB7114D8A55301E64
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