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Black Arts
Program 34
Original Airdate: 6/13/1969

Subject Keywords
Afro-American artists - Boston - Massachusetts
Afro-American musicians
Afro-American poets
Afro-American women
Afro-Americans - Arts
Artists and community - Boston - Massachusetts
Artists - Social conditions - Boston - Massachusetts
Music - Performance
Women in the performing arts

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Chandler, Dana, Jr.
Coleman, Ralf
Fitchert, Carolyn
Flint, Orma Jo
Holley, Charles
Hussein, Steve
Jami, Hakim
Nellums, Bob
Rickson, Gary
Robinson, Joanne
Ruff, Robert
Saunders, Andrea
Thompson, Lovett
Wilson, John
Yusef, Ali

Corporate Names
Ali Yusef Trio
Negro Repertory Theatre

Program Description
Host Jim Spruill leads a discussion among 17 Boston-based artists on what Black art is and to whom the Black artist speaks. Group assembled includes Orma Jo Flint, Steve Hussein, Hakim Jami, Bob Nellums, Joanne Robinson, Robert Ruff, Joanne Sanders, Ralf Coleman, Ali Yusef, Carolyn Fitchert, Charles Holley, Gary Rickson, Dana Chandler, Jr., Lovett Thompson, John Wilson, and Elma Lewis. Program includes stills of the work of featured painters and sculptors woven into the discussion, with featured performances by the musicians, dancers and poets.

Producer
Ray Richardson

Associate Producer
Hazel V. Bright
Andrew Ferguson
Tony Lark
Stan Lathan

Director
Stan Lathan

Host
Jim Spruill

Guests
Dana Chandler, Jr.
Ralf Coleman
Carolyn Fitchert
Orma Jo Flint
Charles Holley
Steve Hussein
Hakim Jami
Gus Johnson
Elma Lewis
Bob Nellums
Gary Rickson
Joanne Robinson
Robbie Ruff
Andrea Sanders
Lovett Thompson
John Wilson
Ali Yusef

Performers
Ali Yusef Trio (musical group)
Orma Jo Jo Flint (vocalist)
Steve Hussein (poetry reader)
Hakim Jami (musician)
Joanne Robinson (dancer)
Robbie Ruff (poetry reader)
Andrea Saunders (dancer)

Others
Ellen Cabot (production assistant)
Andrew Ferguson (audio)
Jewelle Gomez (production assistant)
Dave Loerzel (audio)
Chas Norton (lighting director)
Steve Rogers (video)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-02832
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original footage 1/2" reel-to-reel videotape -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-00613
Preservation master D3 cassette AD3-00865A
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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