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Spirit of Umoja
Program 310
Original Airdate: 12/27/1973

Subject Keywords
Afro-Americans - Attitudes
Afro-Americans - Folklore
Kwanzaa

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Brother Blue (Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill)

Corporate Names
St. Joseph's Community School

Program Description
Program focuses on the meaning and celebration of Kwanzaa, the African celebration of first fruits. Segments include "man on the street" interviews conducted by two middle school students (who ask shoppers if they know what Kwanzaa is), in-studio performances by the St. Joseph's Community School Junior and Senior Choirs, a Kwanzaa question-and-answer session with Brother Imara, an in-studio Kwanzaa ceremony; and performances of the folktales "Thunder and Lightning" and "Why God Lives in the Sky" by storyteller Brother Blue (Dr. Hugh Morgan Hill).

Producer
Topper Carew

Associate Producer
Barbara Barrow
Vickie Jones

Director
Conrad White

Guests
Imara

Performers
St. Joseph's Junior Choir (musical group)
St. Joseph's Senior Choir (musical group)
Brother Blue (story teller)

Others
Henry Johnson (filmmaker)
Huntley Nicholas, Jr. (film sound)

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-01330
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" audio reel -3 (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01634
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01634A
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)



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