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Basic Black; Older Women


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Basic Black
Older Women
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

In this program, we profile three older women whose attitude, strength, and resiliency defies the aging process. Profiles include that of Legendary Jazz singer Eartha Kitt.



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Broadcast program

Media Type


Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Basic Black; Older Women,” 02/12/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA1DF478500741EDA2295306D3557AE8.
MLA: “Basic Black; Older Women.” 02/12/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA1DF478500741EDA2295306D3557AE8>.
APA: Basic Black; Older Women. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_FA1DF478500741EDA2295306D3557AE8
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