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Say Brother; Jubilee Liberation then Peace


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Say Brother
Jubilee Liberation then Peace
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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

This drama, developed for and funded by Boston's Jubilee 350 Celebration Committee, is performed by members of the Black Ghetto Theater Company and the Paige Academy Children's Theater Company. It traces the historical contributions of black heroes like Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Crispus Attucks, Phillis Wheatley, and W.E.B. DuBois through the urban struggle and poverty programs.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Jubilee Liberation then Peace,” 12/20/1980, GBH Archives, accessed October 1, 2023,
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