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Goin' On (1981)
George Washington Carver Museum
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1981 |
 Color 
| English
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    Brewer publishes his first collections of poetry, Echoes of Thought and Glimpses of Life
    Austin historian and author Ada Simond remembers Brewer as a teacher
    On the contributions of black politicians to Texas
    Zan Holmes Jr., a former student of Brewer's. Holmes served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1968 to 1972. 
    Regarding dialect
    Frank Wardlaw, founding director of the University of Texas Press
    Artist John Biggers talks about his experience accompanying Brewer when collecting stories. Biggers was the founding chairman of the Art Department at Texas Southern University in Houston, teaching at the university from 1949 to 1983. 
    The tale of Aunt Dicy
    Dr. James Byrd, a professor at East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University–Commerce)
    Byrd on Brewer as an educator and public speaker
    Audio from a lecture by Brewer about his subject
    Recurring forms of black folklore, from riddles to spirituals
    Black pride and identity