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Basic Black; Creativity and Families


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Basic Black
Creativity and Families
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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

Three gifted and talented artist talk about their work and how their unique cultures have added a special dimension to their atistic expression. Darren Duarte Hosts.



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Broadcast program

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Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
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