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Black power TV
Black power TV
Heitner, Devorah, 1975-2013
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In this work, Devorah Heitner chronicles the emergence of black public affairs television starting in 1968. She examines two local shows - New York's 'Inside Bedford Stuyvesant' and Boston's 'Say Brother' - and two national shows - 'Black Journal' and 'Soul!'. These shows offered viewers radical and innovative programming: the introspections of a Black police officer in Harlem, African American high school students discussing visionary alternatives to the curriculum, and Miriam Makeba comparing race relations in the United States to South African apartheid.Subject: The author chronicles the emergence of Black public affairs television starting in 1968. She examines two local shows, New York's Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant and Boston's, Say Brother and the national programmes Soul! and Black Journal.
Main title:
Black power TV / by Devorah Heitner.
Author:
Imprint:
Durham, North Carolina : Duke University Press, 2013.Durham, North Carolina : Duke University Press, 2013.
Collation:
208 pages : illustrations
ISBN:
9780822354093 (hbk)
Dewey class:
791.4508996073AR.9.03HEIAR.9.03//HEI
Language:
English
BRN:
1050726
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