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World Institute of Black Communications

Overview
Works: 662 works in 721 publications in 1 language and 999 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Periodicals  Juvenile works  Children's films  Popular works 
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
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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 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 27 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( )

in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BET news (Washington, D.C.). [excerpt]( Visual )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 8 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
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
Power! : 1967-1968( 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
Two societies : 1965-1968( Visual )

2 editions published in 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
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
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
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
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
Rap city rhapsody( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A cinematic look into the social and political issues surrounding the Rap music phenomenon-an explosion of rhyme, rhythm and reality--portrayed through music videos." Analysis of rap music is offered by writer Ishmael Reed, deejay Davy D, rappers themselves and illustrated by many video clips of rap groups performing. Included are: APG Crew, Tone Loc, Queen Latifah, M.C. Lyte, Ice-T, NWA, Public Enemy, Paris and Too Short
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
Theressa Hoover : United Methodist woman through the test of time( Visual )

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

A tribute to the work of Theressa Hoover, Associate General Secretary, Women's Division, United Methodist Church. Traces the history of Hoover's work in the Women's Division through interviews with Hoover and many of her colleagues in the Division
 
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