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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 683 works in 720 publications in 1 language and 987 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction films 
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

Decoration day by Albert French( 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
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
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
[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
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 (SCLC) come north to help Chicago's civil rights leaders in their nonviolent struggle against segregated housing. Their efforts pit them against Chicago's powerful mayor, Richard Daley. When a series of marches through all-white neighborhoods draws violence, King and Daley negotiate with mixed results. In Detroit, a police raid in a black neighborhood sparks an urban uprising that lasts five days, leaving 43 people dead. The Kerner Commission finds that America is becoming "two societies, one black, one white, separate and unequal." President Lyndon Johnson, who appointed the commission, ignores the report
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
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
Once a year-- for a lifetime( Visual )

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

Jane Pauley and Phylicia Rashad introduce dramatized segments about two women friends facing breast cancer and urge women to fight against breast cancer with self-exams and mammograms
Only the ball was white( Visual )

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

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Awakenings 1954-1956 by Henry Hampton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individual acts of courage inspire black Southerners to fight for their rights: Mose Wright testifies against the white men who murdered young Emmett Till, and Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama
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
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
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

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

Oprah Winfrey plays Mattie Michael, a proud, big-hearted woman whose life has been plagued by a series of grievous misfortunes, landing her alone, middle-aged and penniless in a crumbling tenement on a dead-end ghetto street known as 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

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English (30)