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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 685 works in 720 publications in 1 language and 993 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Drama  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations 
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 103 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

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

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
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
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
[1990 CEBA Awards. [commercial product messages limited to all food] by World Institute of Black Communications( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 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
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
Only the ball was white( Visual )

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

Traces the history of the Negro Leagues through photographs, film footage and interviews with the ball players. Those interviewed include Don Newcombe, Satchel Paige, Dave Melarcher, Buck Leonard, Jimmy Crutchfield, Roy Campanella and Quincy Trouppe
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
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
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
[1986 CEBA awards. [commercial product messages less than one minute] by World Institute of Black Communications( Recording )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Radio commercials targeting the African American consumer that aired in 1985. Advertisers are McDonald's Corporation (food service; featuring Aretha Franklin and Jerry Butler), Joseph Garneau Company (alcoholic beverages), United Negro College Fund (charities; featuring Lou Rawls, Stephanie Mills, and Patti LaBelle), Miles Labs (drugs), Revlon, inc. (hairdressing), Lee Company (clothing and dress), Abraham & Straus (cosmetics), Johnson Products (hairdressing; featuring Run DMC and Kurtis Blow), and Sherjam Productions (concerts). Some of these entries did not receive awards
 
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Alternative Names
WIBC

Languages
English (25)