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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 567 works in 685 publications in 1 language and 965 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Educational films 
Classifications: PS3552.A45, 920
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Most widely held works by World Institute of Black Communications
CEBA exhibit journal( )

in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding the civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 101 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
Black news (New York, N.Y.)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tenants of the Kretchner housing project in Newark and housing authority personnel discuss an ongoing rent strike at the facility. The strike was started to protest the deplorable living conditions at the Kretchner housing project
Positively black( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with Romare Bearden at his Long Island City studio. Bearden describes his beginnings as an artist, recurring themes in his work, his Paris experiences, the influences different people have had on his work and the way he creates a work
Eyes on the prize II America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a comprehensive reappraisal of the leaders and events that brought the civil rights movement from the South to the rest of the United States from 1965 through the 1980s
The Time has come 1964-1966 by James A DeVinney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 7 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
Perspectives in black( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Dynasty Place, an adolescent, drug-free, residential program for youth ages 10 to 18 located in New Orleans. The program is designed for poly-drug users, those who abuse alcohol, pills, marijuana, glue, etc. and have the greatest potential of becoming adult abusers. Director Wilma Hurley and teacher Bennie Alcorn describe the program and some of the current residents are asked about their feelings at staying there
Two societies 1965-1968 by Julian Bond( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 5 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
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( 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
Teen summit( Visual )

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

A program for teenagers where the studio audience, call in audience, teen "posse" and guests discuss issues concerning teenagers. Usually includes vignettes dramatizing problems discussed, a "Meet the Best" segmenthighlighting a successful person, a "Personal Best" segment about teens and a musical guest
Black news (New York, N.Y.)( Visual )

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

An interview with Curtis Brewer, a black handicapped lawyer and founder of Untapped Resources, Inc., a firm which fights legal battles for the black handicapped
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
For you black woman( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cicely Tyson discusses her acting career and why, at the risk of never working again, she chose not to work in "blaxploitation" films of the late 1960's, early 70's. Tyson goes on to talk about her roles in Sounder, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and Roots and mentions her involvement in the founding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem
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
Back to the movement, 1979-mid 1980s( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 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. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor
Go tell it--Ben Hooks reports( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcia Gillespie, editor-in-chief of Essence Magazine, lectures to black college students, urging them to work hard, for themselves and for the black community. Fashion expert Audrey Smaltz explains how she started in the fashion world and describes the variety of work she does. Andrienne America, a deaf girl, learned ice skating to help her with her balance and exemplifies what you can do if you believe in yourself
A Nation of law? 1968-1971( Visual )

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

By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter, at a time when police surveillance of movement activists was increasing. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions
Kids are people too( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha Lambert visits the Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn, New York to interview two high school volunteers. They describe their duties in the emergency room and recovery room and their hopes of becoming doctors in the future
 
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