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Say Brother; LRVs vs. Buses / Passage to Kenya

Which Way Do We Go: LRVs vs. Buses / Passage to Kenya

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Say Brother
LRVs vs. Buses / Passage to Kenya
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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. 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

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First segment: Elliott Francis reports on the considerations for replacement transit service now that the MBTA orange line elevated is dismantled in the Southwest Corridor. What impact will this have on the economic development of the Dudley/greater Roxbury commercial areas. Interviewed are: Muhammad Ali Salaam, BRA senior planner; Richard Taylor, MBTA board memeber; state representative-elect Gloria Fox; and other transportation and community specialists. Second segment: Women from around the globe will come together in July in Nairobi, Kenya to summarize the advances and disappointments in the condition of women, and plan for the betterment of women, families and society worldwide. Passage to Kenya is the fundraising and support organization for the delegation of American women headed for Kenya this summer. Eileen Jones spoke to some of the Boston women involved in this summit.



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Race and Ethnicity
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