Basic Black; Grand Families
Grandfamilies House in Dorchester
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- Basic Black
- Grand Families
- Program Number
- 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
In 1997, a groundbreaking new housing facility was opened in Dorchester: Grandfamilies House is the nation's first housing complex to address the housing needs of grandparents raising their grandchildren. Basic Black follows the creation and development of Grandfamilies House and surveys the trend of grandparents raising their children's children.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Social Issues
- Race and Ethnicity
- Chicago: “Basic Black; Grand Families,” 04/22/1999, GBH Archives, accessed January 26, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBECE1A8EA5485AA859F09AD4B70C71.
- MLA: “Basic Black; Grand Families.” 04/22/1999. GBH Archives. Web. January 26, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBECE1A8EA5485AA859F09AD4B70C71>.
- APA: Basic Black; Grand Families. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CCBECE1A8EA5485AA859F09AD4B70C71