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Say Brother; One on One with Mayor Menino


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Say Brother
One on One with Mayor Menino
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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

A conversation between host Darren Duarte and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino at City Hall. Topics of discussion include education, Blue Hill Avenue revitalization, and racism as a factor in Boston's image.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; One on One with Mayor Menino,” 04/17/1997, GBH Archives, accessed November 28, 2022,
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