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Say Brother; Dreams Realized - The World of Os


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Say Brother
Dreams Realized - The World of Os
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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

Pianist/composer Michael Osborne, "The Os," takes the lead in a musical experience of jazz and contemporary creations with Ensemble M. Interview with Osborne by Eric Jackson of WGBH Radio.



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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Say Brother; Dreams Realized - The World of Os,” 06/02/1982, GBH Archives, accessed February 28, 2021,
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