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Williams, Juan

Overview
Works: 110 works in 223 publications in 2 languages and 16,532 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Trials, litigation, etc  Biographical television programs  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Pictorial works  Music 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, pan, Host, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: KF4757, 323.40973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Juan Williams
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965 by Juan Williams( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 4,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement. This volume tells the story of those people
Thurgood Marshall : American revolutionary by Juan Williams( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 2,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of the first African American appointed to the Supreme Court, from his crusade against segregation to his friendships with other famous Black figures
Enough : the phony leaders, dead-end movements, and culture of failure that are undermining Black America-- and what we can do about it by Juan Williams( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies key problems within the black community that have resulted in the persistence of black poverty in America, including skepticism about education, hip-hop nihilism, and a politics of protest rather than meaningful action
This far by faith : stories from the African-American religious experience by Juan Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arriving on ships named Brotherhood and John the Baptist, slaves who had previously embraced tribal religions in their home countries faced the Christianity of their captors. Africans did not simply adopt the religion of the European colonists; they used the power, principles, and practices of Christianity to blaze a path to freedom and deliverance. In the process, the moral fabric of the nation was tested and took on a new texture and strength unique to America." "In the early to mid-twentieth century, black people used organized faith to meet, finance, and plan their struggle for freedom. The church was a living well of strength and comfort for black Americans; the one place where they maintained their public dignity. It was the black church that produced civil rights leaders from Martin Luther King Jr. to Malcolm X. And the white churches and synagogues provided key allies that were necessary to boost the Civil Rights movement to success." "Using archival and contemporary photography, historical research, and modern-day interviews, and featuring messages from some of today's foremost clergymen and women, This Far by Faith is the first in-depth treatment of this social history and a companion to a major public television series."--Jacket
My soul looks back in wonder : voices of the civil rights experience by Juan Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 30 people tell personal stories about the nonviolent struggle for civil rights, then and now, not only the leaders but also ordinary citizens who bear witness to "transforming moments" when they suddenly found the courage to try to change things
Brown v. Board of Education : its impact on public education, 1954-2004( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of scholarly research examining the impact of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision
I'll find a way or make one : a tribute to historically Black colleges and universities by Juan Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the history of 107 historically black American colleges and universities discusses how post-Civil War abolitionists worked to educate newly freed slaves and provides personal memoirs and archival material
We the people : the modern-day figures who have reshaped and affirmed the Founding Fathers' vision of America by Juan Williams( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What would the Founding Fathers think about America today? More than 200 years ago the Founders broke away from the tyranny of the British Empire to build a nation based on the principles of freedom, equal rights, and opportunity for all men. But life in the United States today is vastly different from anything the original Founders could have imagined in the late 1700s. The notion of an African American president of the United States, or a woman such as Condoleezza Rice or Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, would have been unimaginable to the men who wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, or who ratified the Constitution or the Bill of Rights. In a fascinating work of history told through a series of in-depth profiles, prize-winning journalist, bestselling author, and Fox political analyst Juan Williams takes readers into the life and work of a new generation of American Founders, who honor the original Founders' vision, even as they have quietly led revolutions in American politics, immigration, economics, and sexual behavior, and reshaped the landscape of the nation. Among the modern-day pioneers Williams writes about in this compelling new book are the passionate conservative President Reagan; the determined fighters for equal rights, Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King, Jr.; the profound imprint of Rev. Billy Graham's evangelism on national politics; the focus on global human rights advocated by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; the leaders of the gay community who refused to back down during the Stonewall riots and brought gay life into America's public square; and the reimagined role of women in contemporary life as shaped by Betty Friedan. Williams reveals how each of these modern-day founders has extended the Founding Fathers original vision and changed fundamental aspects of our country, from immigration, to the role of American labor in the economy, from modern police strategies, to the importance of religion in our political discourse. America in the 21st Century remains rooted in the great American experiment in democracy that began in 1776. For all the changes to our economy and our cultural and demographic makeup, there remains a straight line from the first Founders' original vision, to the principles and ideals of today's courageous modern day pioneers"--
Mr Civil Rights : Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall's triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to desegregate America's public schools completed the final leg of a journey of over 20 years laying the groundwork to end legal segregation. He won more Supreme Court cases than any lawyer in American history, making the work of civil rights pioneers like the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks possible
Black farmers in America by John Francis Ficara( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photojournalistic essay documenting the struggle of black farmers in the U.S. at the end of the 20th century. Accompanying text provides a historical context for the photographs
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights activist, A. Philip Randolph. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Sleeping Car porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and again he forced Truman to integrate the military. Finally with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation's legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes music of the labor and civil rights movements
Marian Anderson by Marian Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of virtuosa Marian Anderson from the time she sang spirituals as a child at the Union Baptist Church in Philadelphia to the beginning of her classical career in Europe in the 1930's, her return to the United States, her eventual appearance at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1955 (the first black person to perform there), to her retirement in 1965, "a national treasure."
30 days a black man : the forgotten story that exposed the Jim Crow South by Bill Steigerwald( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of a white journalist from Pittsburgh who lived for thirty days as a black man in the Jim Crow South alongside Atlanta's black civil rights pioneer Wesley Dobbs, an experiment that exposed the shameful system of segregation
This far by faith : [stories from the African American religious experience] by Juan Williams( Recording )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"America's struggle, rise, and triumph from slavery to equal rights for all is a living testament to the power of deep, personal faith for Americans of all colors. The black experience in America is defined by a religious faith and the power it offered to people viewed as powerless, even less than human, until the flame of faith showed them that they were equal members of God's family. That everlasting faith in God and trust in God's justice remains central to the concept of democracy and one nation under God that all Americans value"--Container
Una etapa difícil : mi lucha contra el cáncer by Mayte Prida( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of successful television producer and host, Mayte Prida's battle against breast cancer
Black America and the Education Crisis( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Syndicated columnist Juan Williams moderates a town meeting at Howard University on the crisis of education in the black community. Educators, politicians and other prominent personalities discuss such issues as why black children score lower on standarized tests, how to improve academic performance, and Ebonics
Politics : the new Black power( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s, "Black power" was an angry cry for recognition. Today, it is a force with genuine strength. Black politicians are taking leadership roles throughout the country, shaping policy and wielding new-found power. Features Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder, Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke and Democratic National Committee Chairman, Ron Brown, as well as former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young and the Reverend Jesse Jackson
Choosing fatherhood : America's second chance by Lewis S Kostiner( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice is a Black Woman : the Life and Work of Constance Baker Motley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"She is one of the true heroines of the American Civil Rights Movement. From humble beginnings in New Haven, Conn., she rose to become a champion for victims of discrimination and oppression and worked diligently to remove obstacles to education for all Americans. A brilliant lawyer, Motley played a pivotal role in numerous Civil Rights cases during the two decades following World War II. She battled in the courts of the Deep South at a time and place where racial tensions burned white hot, often putting her own life in danger for the sake of the cause. Motley led by example as a pioneer in the struggle for the rights of minorities and women. She was the first black woman to serve in the New York Senate, the first woman to be elected borough president of Manhattan, and the first black woman to serve as a federal judge. Narrated by journalist Juan Williams, Quinnipiac University's documentary, 'Justice is a Black Woman, ' is a must-see for anyone interested in learning more about this extraordinary woman and the role she played in creating a better and more just American."--Container
Muzzled : the assault on honest debate by Juan Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Williams discusses the countless ways in which honest debate in America--from the halls of Congress and the health care town halls to the talk shows and print media--is stifled
 
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Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965
Alternative Names
Juan Williams American journalist

Juan Williams journaliste américain

Juan Williams periodista estadounidense

خوان وليامز صحفي أمريكي

ファン・ウィリアムズ

胡安·威廉斯

Languages
English (137)

Spanish (2)

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Thurgood Marshall : American revolutionaryEnough : the phony leaders, dead-end movements, and culture of failure that are undermining Black America-- and what we can do about itThis far by faith : stories from the African-American religious experienceMy soul looks back in wonder : voices of the civil rights experienceI'll find a way or make one : a tribute to historically Black colleges and universitiesBlack farmers in AmericaMarian AndersonThis far by faith : [stories from the African American religious experience]Muzzled : the assault on honest debate