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Say Brother
Economic Survival Kit
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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

In studio Delores Handy Brown interviews Sunny-Brent Harding about the importance of savings and checking accounts. Lovell Dyett discusses the Community Reinvestment Act: what banks are doing to adhere to it and what it means to the prospective black homebuyer. Leon Wilson, Bank of Boston and Willie Jones, Community Investment Coalition. Elliot Francis talks with author and president of DALBAR Financial Services, Inc. Conducts miniseminar with Terry and Teresa Carter.



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Race and Ethnicity
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