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Group, The
African American Women in the Academy
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: Ayida Mthembu, assistant dean of student affairs, MIT; Lani Guinier, law professor, University of Pennsylvania; Robin Kilson, co-convener, MIT Black Women's Conference; Patricia Rose, author, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America; Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, associate minister, Union Baptist Church in Cambridge.

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Broadcast program

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Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Group, The; African American Women in the Academy,” 01/17/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9D61A65B56245569EBFCF89C9005EB3.
MLA: “Group, The; African American Women in the Academy.” 01/17/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9D61A65B56245569EBFCF89C9005EB3>.
APA: Group, The; African American Women in the Academy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F9D61A65B56245569EBFCF89C9005EB3
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