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Brown Sugar in concert

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Title:
Brown Sugar in concert
Description:
In this clip, the vocalist group Brown Sugar, backed by the instrumental group Message to the People, perform live for the studio audience. The program overall consists of two halves, the first a performance by the vocalist group Brown Sugar backed by the instrumental group Message to the People. The second offers a variety of segments focusing on political and social issues, including: the political career of Gary, Indiana, Mayor Richard Hatcher, the adoption of Black and interracial children by African American families (as facilitated by the Boston based organization Black Recruitment Committee for Adoption and Foster Care), a Say Brother editorial on abortion rights by professor and historian A.B. Spellman, "Access" (on tenant rights as per Boston law), and the "Community Calendar." Produced by Marita Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.
Director:
White, Conrad
Creator:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Producer:
Rivero, Marita
Contributor:
Sullivan, John L.
Contributor:
MacDonald, Greg
Contributor:
Chigas, Basil
Contributor:
Holden, Dick
Engineer:
Balhatchet, Tom
Engineer:
Correia, Dennis
Contributor:
Smith, Kathy
Contributor:
Cross, June
Engineer:
Handyside, Keith
Contributor:
St. Onge, David
Contributor:
Buccheri, Ron
Contributor:
Kane, Pat
Filmmaker:
Johnson, Henry
Contributor:
Hutton, David
Contributor:
LeCain, Larry
Contributor:
Floyd, Michael
Contributor:
Farrier, Steve
Contributor:
Lane, Frank
Contributor:
Henry, Arthur
Contributor:
Bordett, Bruce
Contributor:
Smith, Lee
Contributor:
Cogell, Lloyd
Contributor:
Wareham, Skip
Contributor:
Simons, Fred
Engineer:
Spangler, Jennifer
Contributor:
MacKnight, John
Contributor:
Charette, Bill
Engineer:
Fairweather, Bill
Contributor:
Koppel, Tiit
Contributor:
Lawson, Rick
Contributor:
Crane, David
Contributor:
Plausse, John
Date:
May 8, 1975
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Boston Art Ensemble
African American singers
Black Recruitment Committee for Adoption and Foster Care
Spellman, A.B.
Brown Sugar (Musical group)
Message to the People (Musical group)
National Center of Afro-American Artists (Roxbury, Mass.)
Music--Performance
African American musicians
Hatcher, Richard
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_04E25E1C38A647499375AD1BC0413668