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Say Brother
Nubian Lasting, 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. 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

First segment on the Nubian King exhibit at the Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists. Edmund Barry Gaither, director; Carlos Stuart, Elma Lewis, Willard Johnson. Second segment on the 25th anniversary presentation of Black Nativity. Charles Austin. Third segment is a tribute to the late choreographer Billy Wilson.



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Race and Ethnicity
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