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Basic Black; Conversation With Halle Berry


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Basic Black
Conversation With Halle Berry
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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

Considered one of America’s most beautiful and talented young actresses, Halle Berry won the 1999 Golden Globe Award as Best Actress for the television movie, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. She gained national attention for her role in Spike Lee’s 1991 feature film, Jungle Fever, and starred opposite Warren Beatty in the 1998 hit, Bulworth.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Social Issues
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