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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 685 works in 720 publications in 1 language and 995 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Internet videos  Personal narratives  Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Biographical films 
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by World Institute of Black Communications
CEBA exhibit journal( )

in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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
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
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
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the continuing civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story covers the voter registration drive during Freedom Summer in 1964 when students and others from the north came to Mississippi to implement black participation in the political process. Also includes the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and their unsuccessful attempt to sit in at the 1964 Democatic Party convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Power! 1967-1968( Visual )

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

The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first black mayor of a major American city. The Black Panther Party, armed with law books, breakfast programs, and guns, is born in Oakland. Substandard teaching practices prompt parents to gain educational control of a Brooklyn school district but then lead them to a showdown with New York City's teachers' union
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
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
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
Criminal justice( Visual )

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

A television drama that examines via the criminal justice system the social, economic and racial inequalities that exist in American society. Forest Whitaker plays a man accused of robbing and slashing a female prostitute and crack user (Rosie Perez) who maintains his innocence in spite of her photo and lineup identification of him. Their case is resolved in court, but the outcome leaves both parties dissatisfied and the audience wondering if justice really was served
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
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
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
[1990 CEBA Awards. [commercial product messages limited to transportation] 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 transportation, targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1989. Advertisers are Amtrak, Chrysler Corporation, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation (including the Chevrolet and Oldsmobile Divisions) and United Airlines. Not all entries received awards
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 for the rapidly fragmenting civil rights movement. One year before his death, he publicly opposes the war in Vietnam. His Southern Christian Leadership Conference embarks on an ambitious Poor People's Campaign. In the midst of political organizing, King detours to Memphis to support striking sanitation workers and is assassinated. King's death and the failure of his final campaign mark the end of a major stream of the movement
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

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

Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
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
 
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