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Basic Black; Teaching Race


MASTER (CC) Program #3608 Program Title: Teaching Race Producer: Valerie Linson Broadcast Date: 5/26/2005 Length: 26:46 Subject: Race and education

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Basic Black
Teaching Race
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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

Guest host Robin Chandler leads a discussion with Northeastern professor Tracy Robinson, educator Katherine Jones and author Irene Smalls about the ways children learn about race and tolerance.



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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
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