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Young, Andrew 1932-

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4 Little Girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Citizen King : 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose oratory is etched into the minds of millions of Americans, a civil rights activist whose words and image are more hotly contested, negotiated and sold than almost anyone else's in American history
King : go beyond the dream to discover the man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Forty years after Martin Luther King's assassination, HISTORY, with newsman Tom Brokaw, takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America's civil rights visionary. KING goes beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths, and most importantly, the relevance of Dr. King's message in today's world."--Back of container
In remembrance of Martin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal comments from family members, friends, former classmates, and advisors are chronicled in this moving piece honoring Dr. Martin Luther King. Includes the "I have a dream" speech on the Lincoln Memorial and other memorable events
Repairing the breach : key ways to support family life, reclaim our streets, and rebuild civil society in America's communities : report of the National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys, Andrew J. Young, chairman by National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report of the National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys is the beginning of an approach to repair society's breaches and restore the streets to safety. The Task Force, headed by Andrew J. Young and established in 1994, conceived its mission as one of reclamation. The Task Force made 61 specific recommendations, and three general recommendations. The first of the general recommendations is that a national work group be established to continue the work of the Task Force. The second is that a philanthropic organization be established that would support all of the major recommendations made by the Task Force, and the third is that a National Conversation on Race Relations be facilitated. The specific recommendations are developed around the following themes: (1)"Polis," a comprehensive idea of the values, manners, morals, and etiquette needed to restructure public life; (2) civic storytelling that honors the ordinary hero who creates public kinship; (3) grassroots civic leadership; (4) creation of the common good; (5) restoring community institutions; and (6) civic dialogue and the exchange of ideas and opinions. Seven appendixes present statements by Task Force leaders, the historical background of the Task Force, references, selected speeches, responses of women to the Task Force, and a discussion of the state of human development. (Contains 12 tables, 6 unnumbered charts, and 18 references.) (Sld)
Revolution in higher education : how a small band of innovators will make college accessible and affordable by Richard A DeMillo( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colleges and universities have become increasingly costly, and, except for a handful of highly selective, elite institutions, unresponsive to twenty-first-century needs. But for the past few years, technology-fueled innovation has begun to transform higher education, introducing new ways to disseminate knowledge and better ways to learn-all at lower cost. In this impassioned account, Richard DeMillo tells the behind-the-scenes story of these pioneering efforts and offers a road map for transforming higher education. Building on his earlier book, Abelard to Apple, DeMillo argues that the current system of higher education is clearly unsustainable. Colleges and universities are in financial crisis. Tuition rises inexorably. Graduates of reputable schools often fail to learn basic skills, and many cannot find suitable jobs. Meanwhile, student-loan default rates have soared while the elite Ivy and near-Ivy schools seem remote and irrelevant. Where are the revolutionaries who can save higher education? DeMillo's heroes are a small band of innovators who are bringing the revolution in technology to colleges and universities. DeMillo chronicles, among other things, the invention of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by professors at Stanford and MIT; Salman Khan's Khan Academy; the use of technology by struggling historically black colleges and universities to make learning more accessible; and the latest research on learning and the brain. He describes the revolution's goals and the entrenched hierarchical system it aims to overthrow; and he reframes the nature of the contract between society and its universities. The new institutions of a transformed higher education promise to demonstrate not only that education has value but also that it has values-virtues for the common good
I am a man : black masculinity in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning documentary links everyday black men from various socioeconomic backgrounds with some of America's most prominent academics, social critics, and authors to provide an engaging, candid dialogue on black masculine identity in American culture. Featuring interviews with bell hooks, Michael Eric Dyson, John Henrick Clarke, Dr. Alvin Poussaint, MC Hammer, and others
Civil rights : oh, freedom!( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the Black civil rights movement from 1955 when a Black woman refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man, to the cry for Black power nearly a decade later. Explores the movement and its impact through the words of the people involved, and through examinations of the concept of Black Power
Andrew Young by Andrew Young( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The African-American has fought for more than a century to enter the American political arena. This film relates that struggle from Reconstruction to Andrew Young's first race for the U.S. Congress from Georgia
Witness to change : from Jim Crow to political empowerment by Sybil Haydel Morial( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1950s New Orleans, a young woman steps into her white tulle gown and glides down the long hallway of her parents' house into the front garden. Her father, a respected surgeon, drives her downtown, where she will make her debut into Negro society. Though mesmerized by the rituals, Sybil Haydel, 17, cannot help but note their irony in a world where she daily faces the barriers and insults of Jim Crow. Thirteen years later, Sybil lies sleepless in bed next to her husband, Dutch Morial. Medgar Evers, the NAACP's national leader, has just been murdered in Mississippi. Dutch, the organization's New Orleans' president, has just received another chilling death threat. In halting whispers, the couple discusses how to protect their three young children. The Morials first become legal, then political, activists. Testing Brown v. Board of Education, Sybil attempts to enroll at Tulane and Loyola. She and Dutch challenge a statute restricting political activities of public school teachers. Barred from the League of Women Voters, Sybil forms an organization to help register Negroes held back from voting. After serving as judge and Louisiana legislator, Dutch is elected New Orleans' first Black mayor. Sybil's memoir reveals a woman whose intelligence overrides the clichés of racial division. In its pages, we catch rare glimpses of Black professionals in an earlier New Orleans, when races, though socially isolated, lived side by side; when social connections helped to circumvent Jim Crow; when African-American culture forged New Orleans--and American--identity. Through loving eyes, Sybil traces the rise of her sons and daughters: After Dutch's death, Marc Morial, serves two terms as New Orleans mayor"--Provided by publisher
Presidential suite : eight variations on freedom by Ted Nash( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an unprecedented historic release, two-time Grammy-nominated composer/saxophonist/conceptualist Ted Nash transforms key moments from twentieth century speeches on freedom into a lushly orchestrated suite of modern jazz. Disc two includes music only from the speech selections from disc one
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Abraham Lincoln as a person and tells of his responsibility in bringing an end to slavery in the United States
Briars in the cottonpatch : the story of Koinonia Farm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Koinonia Farm, founded in 1942 by a courageous Christian group of blacks and whites who worked together even though they were surrounded by segregationalist Georgians. They withstood bullets, bombs and boycotts in the years leading up to the tumultuous Civil Rights era. Includes an audio interview with the founder Clarence Jordan
Through darkness to light : photographs along the underground railroad : a photographic essay by Jeanine Michna-Bales( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They left in the middle of the night-- often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. An estimated one hundred thousand slaves between 1830 and the end of the Civil War in 1865 embarked on a journey of untold hardship in search of freedom, many with the aid of the Underground Railroad. Through Darkness to Light : Seeking Freedom on the Underground Railroad imagines how this journey may have appeared through a series of atmospheric and evocative photographs by Jeanine Michna-Bales. From over a decade's worth of research, Michna-Bales pieced together a route of Underground Railroad sites from the cotton plantations just south of Natchitoches, Louisiana, all the way north to the Canadian border, a path encompassing roughly two thousand miles. Complementing Michna-Bales' compelling photographs are essays on the history and figures of the Underground Railroad by Fergus M. Bordwich, Robert F. Darden, and Eric R. Jackson"--
Bridge to Freedom 1965( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the push for black voting rights in Alabama and nationally. The division within the civil rights movement between the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) grows, particularly in their approach to the Selma-Montgomery Freedom March in 1965. That same year sees the National Voting Rights Act signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson
No easy walk : (1962-66)( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts three major movements. Retells the stories of three cities involved in the civil rights movement: the Albany, Ga. police chief and Martin Luther King, Jr. each tested out the strategy of nonviolence in their own way, Birmingham, Ala. where children marched against fire water hoses, and Washington, D.C. where black and white, young and old, north and south came together to march on the nation's capital
We shall overcome by Niels Arden Oplev( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrated by Harry Belafonte, provides a history of the song, We shall overcome, and its influence on the civil rights movement. Numerous folk song artists and veteran activists tell what the song meant to them and others. Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Julian Bond and Andrew Young are prominently featured
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Young, a top aide to Martin Luther King, Jr., and his godson/co-author Kabir Sehgal speak with Judy Woodruff about passing on life lessons and words of advice for a new generation, plus their new book 'Walk in My Shoes.'
Briars in the Cotton Patch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the events at Koinonia Farm, whose residents faced persecution and violence in the 1950s for their stand on racial equality
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In remembrance of Martin
Alternative Names
Andrew Young Ameerika poliitik ja aseesimees

Andrew Young American politician, diplomat, activist and pastor from Georgia

Andrew Young Amerikaans activist

Andrew Young amerikai politikus

Andrew Young amerikansk politiker

Andrew Young pastore protestante, politico e diplomatico statunitense

Andrew Young US-amerikanesche Politiker

Andrew Young US-amerikanischer Bürgerrechtsaktivist und Politiker

Andrew Young yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

Young, Andrew J.

Young, Andrew J. 1932-

Young, Andrew Jackson 1932-

Young, Andrew Jackson 1932- Jr

Young, Andrew Jackson, Jr., 1932-

Young, Andy

Young, Andy 1932-

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English (138)

Repairing the breach : key ways to support family life, reclaim our streets, and rebuild civil society in America's communities : report of the National Task Force on African-American Men and Boys, Andrew J. Young, chairmanA way out of no way : the spiritual memoirs of Andrew YoungLife lessons my mother taught meAndrew Young : civil rights ambassadorWalk in my shoes : conversations between a civil rights legend and his godson on the journey aheadFlawed triumphs : Andy Young at the United NationsAn Easy burden : [the Civil rights movement and the transformation of America]