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Program focuses on three major diseases that affect the Third World community: lupus, high blood pressure, and sickle cell anemia. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray, in a live program, speaks with guests Henrietta Aladjem (author of The Sun is My Enemy, a book detailing her life as a lupus patient), Dr. Carlos Vera (a hematologist at the Boston City Hospital and director of a clinical study on sickle cell at the Boston Sickle Cell Center), Dr... more
Date Created
12/07/1979
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Say Brother / Health Update
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Date Created
12/14/1979
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Say Brother / Hour with Marcia Ann Gillespie, An
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Barbara Barrow-Murray interviews Marcia Ann Gillespie, Editor-in-Chief of Essence magazine about the need for affirmative action to promote women in the workplace.
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12/14/1979
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Say Brother / Hour with Marcia Ann Gillespie, An
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resource_link res="MLA001095">Panel discussion on violence against women Program focuses on the sexual victimization, harassment, and abuse of women. Program stems from a series of brutal rapes and murders perpetrated against women in Boston that generated a storm of public protest and the women's rally that followed... more
Date Created
11/16/1979
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Say Brother / Violence on Women
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Date Created
12/01/1978
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Say Brother / Changing Face of Chinatown, The
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Date Created
04/20/1979
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Say Brother / Invitation From Cuba
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Host Barbara Barrow-Murray chairs a discussion between Evelyn Lee, Consuelo Gonzalez-Thornell, Renee Harriston, Ledith Lugo, Renae Scott, and Barbara Bullette, about how women are changing their attitudes about themselves, and how that attitude change can be a determining factor when they ever become victims of violence. Topics include rape, verbal and physical abuse (including spousal), reactions to abuse from the police, and self-protection. Barbara Barrow-Murray talks about the everyday politeness we show to strangers that can be used against women when they are attacked.
Date Created
11/16/1979
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Say Brother / Violence on Women
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Date Created
11/17/1978
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Say Brother / African Derivations
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Program explores two non-Western methods of healthcare and healing: acupuncture and transcendental meditation. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks with Don West, a national representative of the transcendental meditation movement, in the first half of the program, and with John Shen (doctor of Chinese medicine), Barbara A. Nates (an acupuncture consumer representative), and Dr. Whei Chue Shih (acupuncturist), members of the Oriental Acupuncture Center of Boston, in the second... more
Date Created
05/12/1978
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Say Brother / Alternative Medicine
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Angela Paige Cook, founder and director of Paige Academy, talks about the inherent racism of standardized tests for assessing intellect.
Date Created
05/20/1977
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Say Brother / Paige Academy: An Alternative Education