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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 687 works in 720 publications in 1 language and 993 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Educational films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Institute of Black Communications
CEBA exhibit journal( )

in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding the civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the chain of events which led to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Describes important legislation that was passed after the American Civil War. Looks at the Jim Crow laws, which legalized segregation. Discusses the two separate societies that existed in the South. Shows how black Americans struggled to overcome the constraints of a segregated society. Covers important protests and demonstrations that resulted in the end of segregation, and contributions of major leaders such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Lyndon Johnson
Understanding the civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the chain of events which led to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Historic footage and powerful visuals provide images that allow students to witness this turbulent era in US history
CEBA exhibit( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step it up and go : blues in the Carolinas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of blues music in the Carolinas through interviews with musicians and still photographs. North Carolina musicians talk about how they learned to play and perform different styles on the banjo, fiddle, guitar, piano, bottle and spoons
Decoration day by Decoration Day( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an estranged African American friend (Bill Cobbs) refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, widower James Garner, still in mourning, tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage and falls in love
The time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a decade-long cry for justice, a new sound is heard in the civil rights movement: the insistent call for power. Malcolm X takes an eloquent nationalism to urban streets as a younger generation of black leaders listens. In the South, Stokely Carmichael and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) move from "Freedom Now!" to "Black Power!" as the fabric of the traditional movement changes
Power! 1967-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the ashes of the urban rebellions, blacks look for new ways to take control of their communities. This program explores the political path to power for Carl Stokes, the nation's first black mayor of a major city. It also describes the founding of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, Calif., and the struggle of black and Hispanic parents in Brooklyn, N.Y., to improve their children's education through community control of the schools
The Color of friendship( Visual )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a friendship that develops between a black student and a white student after a busing order forces the school to integrate
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket by Karen Thorsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening with his funeral in December, 1987, in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, this film traces the life history and accomplishments of author James Baldwin. Includes interviews with friends, family members, and colleagues, including Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, David Baldwin, his biographer David Leeming, William Styron, Bobby Short and others as well as readings from his works and scenes from his plays
Two Societies 1965-1968( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference work against housing segregation in Chicago and Detroit resulting in riots, violence and death. The program examines what the Kerner Presidential Commission calls "two societies"--One Black, one white
The Promised Land 1967-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther King stakes out new ground for himself and the rapidly fragmenting civil rights movement. One year before his death, he publicly opposes the war in Vietnam. His Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) embarks on an ambitious Poor People's Campaign. In the midst of political organizing, King detours to support striking sanitation workers in Memphis, where he is assassinated. King's death and the failure of his final campaign mark the end of a major stream of the movement
Nightline( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final half hour of Nelson Mandela's town meeting with Ted Koppel held at the City College of New York, in June 1991. (The first hour aired during the Ted Koppel Report earlier in the evening.) Mandela answers questions from Koppel and members of the audience
Theressa Hoover : United Methodist woman through the test of time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the work of Theressa Hoover, Associate General Secretary, Women's Division, United Methodist Church. Traces the history of Hoover's work in the Women's Division through interviews with Hoover and many of her colleagues in the Division
Rap city rhapsody( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A cinematic look into the social and political issues surrounding the Rap music phenomenon-an explosion of rhyme, rhythm and reality--portrayed through music videos." Analysis of rap music is offered by writer Ishmael Reed, deejay Davy D, rappers themselves and illustrated by many video clips of rap groups performing. Included are: APG Crew, Tone Loc, Queen Latifah, M.C. Lyte, Ice-T, NWA, Public Enemy, Paris and Too Short
Family across the sea( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delegation of Gullah people travels from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage
Back to the Movement 1979-Mid 1980s( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines two cities ; one in the south the other in the north. In Miami, Florida, viewers witness the destruction of a black community by urban renewal, highway construction, and finally, riots. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor. Ends with a look back at the people who made the civil rights movement a force for change
[1990 CEBA Awards. [commercial product messages limited to all food] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements for food targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1989. Advertisers are Bristol-Meyers Company, Burger King Corporation, Campbell Soup Company, Kraft, inc., Mars Incorporated, McDonald's Corporation and Southland Corporation. Not all entries received awards
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oprah Winfrey plays Mattie Michael, a proud, big-hearted woman whose life has been plagued by a series of grievous misfortunes, landing her alone, middle-aged and penniless in a crumbling tenement on a dead-end ghetto street known as Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Only the ball was white( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
 
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