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World Institute of Black Communications

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Works: 538 works in 601 publications in 1 language and 898 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Periodicals  Interviews  Music  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PS3552.A45, 791.4372
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Understanding the civil rights movement ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 126 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
CEBA exhibit journal ( )
in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CEBA exhibit ( )
in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time has come, 1964-1966 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 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
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
Positively black ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 5 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 ( 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 to 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
Perspectives in black ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Herbert and Alan Richardson describe the programs available to youth at the Central City Multi-Media Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The facility offers drug education and prevention programs, in-school programming, alternative activities after school and a place for community groups to meet. The center is free to the public. Also included in the program is a four minute piece on a traveling exhibit of African art from Zaire currently showing at the New Orleans Museum of Art
For you black woman ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 5 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
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 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
Kids are people too ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martha Lambert interviews members of the Flip City tumblers, who claim to be the best tumbling team in the country. Coaches explain what it takes to join and team members describe their best feats and why they enjou tumbling
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( 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
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 America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moved by the increasing level of poverty, Dr. Martin Luther King, in the final year of his life, began to organize a Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C., where they would erect Resurrection City to embarrass and motivate a reluctant government. On April 4, 1968, Dr. King was assassinated. Soon after its construction, Resurrection City was shut down, marking the end of a chapter of the civil rights movement
Straight talk ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three segments make up this episode. First, television producer Gil Noble talks about himself and his work. Noble comments on the lack of blacks in decision making positions in the broadcast industry and the impact this has on television broadcasting. Secondly, Noble is joined by Mel Watkins of the New York Times and they discuss the portrayal of blacks on television. Third, a discussion on the need for a directory of minority performers with Lorrie Davis, actress and president of the Minority Performers Guide Inc., musician Neal Tate and actor Joey Ginza
Step it up and go blues in the Carolinas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 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
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( 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 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
Family across the sea ( Visual )
1 edition 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 ( 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
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This first episode of six discusses the history of segregation in the U.S., focusing on the south, and the impact of the 1954 Supreme Court decision against segregation in Brown vs Board of Education. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott
 
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