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Say Brother; Through Our Eyes: Remembering Reggie Lewis


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Say Brother
Through Our Eyes: Remembering Reggie Lewis
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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

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This special Thanksgiving presentation features a conversation with Donna Harris-Lewis, widow of Boston Celtics captain Reggie Lewis. We hear her insights on the life she shared with Reggie as husband and father. Of the many charities and activities that Reggie endorsed, one that continues to touch people directly is the annual turkey giveaway. In keeping with the tradition of this day of thanks, we will celebrate his life and return the thanks of his loyal fans and friends.

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Chicago: “Say Brother; Through Our Eyes: Remembering Reggie Lewis,” 11/23/1995, GBH Archives, accessed October 1, 2023,
MLA: “Say Brother; Through Our Eyes: Remembering Reggie Lewis.” 11/23/1995. GBH Archives. Web. October 1, 2023. <>.
APA: Say Brother; Through Our Eyes: Remembering Reggie Lewis. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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