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Program focuses on the work of poet and actor Maya Angelou, whose new book of poems And Still I Rise was recently published. As part of an interview with Barbara Barrow-Murray, Maya Angelou reads her poem "Phenomenal Women" in the Say Brother studio.
Date Created
11/24/1978
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Video
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Say Brother / Observations of Brown Brilliance
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Angeles Rodrigues, Executive Director for La Alianza Hispana (a hispanic human services agency in Boston), gives an example of funding problems using the failure of the Massachusetts Welfare Department to adjust monies, despite inflation.
Date Created
10/27/1978
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Video
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Say Brother / Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A
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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... more
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Host Ivette Torres chairs a discussion between Joaquin A. Marquez (of the Resident Commissioner's Office of Puerto Rico), Angel Villalini (a member of the Puerto Rican Independence Party), and Dr. Efren Ramirez (a Pro - ELA [Estado Libre Asociado] member) about whether or not Puerto Rico should remain a colony/commonwealth, merge with the United States as the 51st state, or enter into a free-association agreement with the United States. Efren Ramirez argues strongly about the cultural problems associated with Puerto Rico becoming a state.
Date Created
04/07/1978
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Video
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Say Brother / From Puerto Rico's Point of View
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Say Brother offers a forum for Boston's six 1979 mayoral candidates to present their views on what faces the city and the remedies they would pursue if elected... more
Date Created
09/21/1979
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Say Brother / Hottest Seat in Town, The
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Date Created
11/24/1978
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Say Brother / Observations of Brown Brilliance
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Date Created
04/07/1978
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Say Brother / From Puerto Rico's Point of View
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"Blast From the Past" features an excerpt from a 1968 Say Brother interview with poet and playwright Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) at Tufts University. Baraka talks about the importance of African Americans trying to be Black as a means to raise themselves above the "filth of easy accommodation in the white world."
Date Created
11/07/1974
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Video
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Say Brother / Mystic Chain
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Date Created
11/07/1974
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Say Brother / Mystic Chain
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Date Created
10/27/1978
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Say Brother / Profile of Latino Social Service Agencies, A