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Basic Black; Saving Our Kids


Basic Black Saving Our Kids #3506 26:46

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Basic Black
Saving Our Kids
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Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

Host Darren Duarte discusses youth violence and approaches to stopping it with guests Nancy Norman and Rodney Daley.

Show 3506 Length: 26:46 Taped: Sep 9 2003 Aired: Oct 23 2003 The show talks about youth violence. There are several panelists who discuss how violence affects kids. They talk about how some kids are active gang members and how the medical community had to step in to help with this problem. Some of the panelists on the show are: Rodney Dailey, President of Streetpeace, Nancy Dorman, Member of the Boston Public Health Commission, Daniel Sweeting, a parent of a child who died because of violence and Daniel Washington, parent and president of Become WON Inc.

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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
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