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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 628 works in 718 publications in 1 language and 992 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Personal narratives  Historical television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Educational films  Nonfiction 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 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding the civil rights movement( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 85 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 )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 28 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
[1991 CEBA Awards. [commercial product messages limited to all beverages] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

12 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements for beverages targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1990. Advertisers are Anheuser-Busch, inc., Coca-Cola Company, Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Miller Brewing Company, Pepsi-Cola Company and Procter and Gamble. Not all entries received awards
Eyes on the prize : America at the racial crossroads by Julian Bond( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 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
CEBA exhibit( )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1989 CEBA awards. [public service, corporate, or political messages] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements for health, beauty, or personal products targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1988. Advertisers are Avon Products, Beecham Products, Lever Brothers, Luster Products, McNeil Consumer Products Company, Procter & Gamble Company and Revlon. Some of these entries did not receive awards
[1982 CEBA awards. [promotion, audio-visual] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1981 and last less than one minute. Advertisers are American Express Company (featuring the Mills Brothers), Avon Products, Carson Products Company (featuring Ruby Dee and Leslie Allen), Coca-Cola Company, Colgate Palmolive Company, Cosmair, General Foods Corporation (featuring Bill Cosby and Emmanuel Lewis), General Motors Corporation (featuring Lola Falana), Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, H & R Block, Ilinois Bell Telephone Company, Jamaica tourist Board, Johnson Products Company, Jos. Schlitz Brewing Company (featuring the Platters and Kool and the Gang), Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation (featuring Roberta Flack), Kimberly-Clark Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, Paramount Pictures Corporation (featuring Howard Rollins), Procter & Gamble Company, Trans World Airlines (featuring Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul Jabbar), Warner Bros. Records (featuring Al Jarreau and George Benson), WABC-TV, and WJP Radio (featuring Muhammed Ali). Some of these entries did not receive awards
[1990 CEBA Awards. [campaign product messages] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements for beverages targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1989. Advertisers are Stroh Brewery Company, Procter & Gamble, Adolph Coors Company and Coca-Cola Company. Not all entries received awards
[1987 CEBA awards. [product messages, all other products] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements for all other products (except beverage, food, health, beauty, and personal products) targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1986. Advertisers are Allstate Insurance Company, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Amoco Oil Company, CBS Records (featuring, Sade, Oran Juice Jones, Fishbone, James Brown and Gregory Abbott), Eastman Kodak Company, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, Home Box Office (featuring Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle and Dionne Warwick), Illinois Bell Telephone Company, John Hancock (featuring Irving Marcelle), Jordan Marsh Company, United Air Lines, WGN Radio (featuring William "Refrigerator" Perry), WHMM-TV, WMAQ-TV and WSMV-TV (featuring Martin Luther King, Jr.)
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

During the decade of civil rights protest in the south, a sense of urgency and anger emerged from the black communities in the north. This urgency was best articulated by Malcolm X, then National Minister of the Nation of Islam. Viewers follow the trajectory of Malcolm X's influence, both within the movement and outside. The program shows the influence of his philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organized the Lowndes County Freedom Organization in Alabama and as they issued the call for "Black Power" during the 1966 Meredith March Against Fear in Mississippi
BET news (Washington, D.C.). Mandela in USA( Visual )

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

New segments on the funeral of Ralph Abernathy, the tracking of hate crimes by the U.S. Justice Dept., a lawsuit accusing AFSCME of discrimination, efforts to end racism in corporate America, and Virginia Beach's plans for Labor Day weekend
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
[1984 CEBA awards. [public service, institutional, or political announcements, one minute or more] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television advertisements targeting the African-American consumer that aired in 1983 and last less than one minute. Advertisers are Allstate Insurance Company, Anheuser-Busch, Bristol-Meyers Company, Burger King Corporation (featuring Emmanuel Lewis), Campbell Soup Company (featuring Emmanuel Lewis), Colgate Palmolive Company, Coca-Cola Company, Ernest & Julio Gallo, Ex-Lax Pharmaceuticals Company, Ford Motor Company, Greyhound Corporation, Gulf Oil Corporation, H & R Block, Hanes Hosiery, Kiwi Brands, inc. (featuring Pamela Massey), M & M Products Company, McDonald's Corporation, Maryland State Lottery Agency, Miller Brewing Company, Nike (featuring Carl Lewis and Moses Malone), Procter & Gamble Company, Pro-Line Company, Prudential Insurance Company of America, Revlon (featuring Jayne Kennedy), Roy Rogers, Quaker State Oil Refining Corporation, S.B. Thomas, Southland Corporation (featuring Tyrell Biggs), WABC-TV, Kentucky Fried Chicken (featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Larry Holmes), Lever Brothers, Poloroid Corporation, General Foods Corporation (featuring Bill Cosby and Emmanuel Lewis), Hallmark Cards, inc. and Zayre Corporation. Some of these entries did not receive awards
Two societies : 1965-1968( Visual )

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

This program explores the civil rights movement's first attempt at organizing in the north, as Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference go Chicago. Their strategies come up against the powerful political machinery of Mayor Richard Daley. Also looks at the 1967 uprising in Detroit as blacks and the police clash on city streets
[1986 CEBA awards. [commercial product messages one minute or more limited to beverages and food] by World Institute of Black Communications( Recording )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio commercials targeting the African American consumer that aired in 1985. Advertisers are Tagman (service industries), Luster Products (hairdressing), Zayre Corporation (chain stores; featuring Isabel Sanford, Arista Records (sound recordings; featuring Whitney Houston), Essence Communications (television programs), Houston Black Business Directory (business enterprises), K Mart (chain stores), Profile Records (sound recordings; featuring Run DMC), Lee Company (clothing and dress), Alberto Culver Company (hairdressing), Illinois Bell Telephone (telephone companies), WMAQ-TV (television programs), Armour-Dial (soap trade; featuring Aretha Franklin), Ford Motor Company (automobiles), American Telephone and Telegraph Company (telephone companies; featuring Howard Rollins), Manhattan Records (sound recordings), Greyhound Corporation (bus lines), Hair 'N Care Beauty Salon (hairdressing), Clairol (hairdressing), A & M Records (prize contests), Sherjam Productions (concerts), and RCA Records (sound recordings). Some of these entries did not receive awards
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
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

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

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
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
 
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