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Say Brother; Election Primer '90

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Say Brother
Election Primer '90
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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

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Chuck Turner, Center for Community Action, and Domenic Bozzotto, president of Local 26, Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union, discuss the Citizens for Limited Taxation (CLT) ballot referendum with Elliott Francis. Two roll-ins: one on the Mandela secession referendum; the other on CLT.



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Race and Ethnicity
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