Say Brother; Black History Week
Part of Say Brother.
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- Say Brother
- Black History Week
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- Series Description
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
- Program Description
Program focuses on three Black leaders dedicated to the intellectual, spiritual and physical liberation of Blacks not only in America, but in African countries. The program seeks to define, in their own words, the work of Malcolm X (minister for the Nation of Islam in the 1950's) through film footage, and Stokely Carmichael (consistent voice of Black power and black nationalism in the 1960s) and Owusu Sadaukai (National Chairman of the African Liberation Committee in the early 1970s) through Say Brother interview and film footage.
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- Media Type
- Taylor, John
- Black nationalism--United States
- African Liberation Committee
- Civil rights
- Black Power--United States
- Bethune, Lebert, 1937-
- Carmichael, Stokely
- African Americans in motion pictures
- X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
- Sadaukai, Owusu
- Race and Ethnicity
- John Slade (Producer)
- Tillman, Russell (Director)
- Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Film Sound)
- Johnson, Henry (Filmmaker)
- Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Production Assistant)
- Lewis, Webster (Theme Music)
- Chicago: “Say Brother; Black History Week,” 03/07/1973, GBH Archives, accessed January 18, 2022, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_172FBE28F8CD46B88C49F77B8C430CB9.
- MLA: “Say Brother; Black History Week.” 03/07/1973. GBH Archives. Web. January 18, 2022. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_172FBE28F8CD46B88C49F77B8C430CB9>.
- APA: Say Brother; Black History Week. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_172FBE28F8CD46B88C49F77B8C430CB9