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Nelson, Stanley 1955-

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Most widely held works about Stanley Nelson
 
Most widely held works by Stanley Nelson
American experience by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds
The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival footage with the voices of the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Jamal Joseph, and many others, it’s an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America"--Container
Freedom summer : Mississippi.1964.( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over ten memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states, even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death". IMDB
Jonestown : the life and death of Peoples Temple( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 17, 1978, Congressman Leo Ryan traveled to Guyana to investigate the concerns of constituents. Their alarming stories focused on a compound known as Jonestown, a group called the Peoples Temple and its leader, Jim Jones. Within 2 days, Ryan, Jones and over 900 Jonestown settlers were dead; casualties of a mass murder-suicide. American experience goes beyond the headlines to provide a revealing portrait of Jones and The Peoples Temple
The Black press : soldiers without swords( Visual )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of African-American newspapers and journalism from the mid-19th century through the 20th century. Tells of the struggles against censorship and discrimination and for freedom of the press, with commentary by historians, journalists, and photojournalists
Jesse Owens( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite Jesse Owens's remarkable victories in the face of Nazi racism at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, the athlete struggled to find a place for himself in a United States that was still wrestling to overcome its own deeply entrenched bias
Shattering the Silences : the Case for Minority Faculty( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores issues of faculty diversity in American higher education in the mid-1990s, focusing on the experiences of minority scholars in the humanities and social sciences at a wide range of institutions. Also illustrates ways in which teaching and research by these scholars -- who are Asian-American, African-American, Native American, and Latino -- affects students, university communities, and the academic disciplines in which they work, and the triumphs and disappointments they encounter in their personal lives and academic careers
Two dollars and a dream( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a biography of Madame C.J. Walker, the child of slaves freed by the Civil War, who became America's first self-made millionairess. By interweaving social, economic, and political history, it also offers a view of black America from 1867 to the 1930s. Mrs. Walker's fortune was built on skin and hair care products. She parlayed a homemade beauty formula into a prosperous business, marketing her products from coast to coast. Her daughter, A'Leilia Walker, was an important patron of the Harlem Renaissance. The two women lived in royal style, complete with a mansion and chauffeured limousines. This little known story is both entertaining and informative. It combines interviews, historical stills, and unique film footage including scenes from Harlem's famous Cotton Club. The film is punctuated with the music of Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and other masters of that era
Freedom bags( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom Bags is the story of African-American women who migrated from the rural south during the first three decades of the 20th century. Hoping to escape from the racism and poverty of the post-Civil War South, they boarded segregated trains for an uncertain future up North. Having had limited education, most could find jobs only as house workers. With spirit and humor, the women remember their tactics for self preservation in the homes of their employers, where they often faced exploitation and sexual harassment. After hours they relished their independence and enjoyed good times with friends and family. Their stories are interwoven with rare footage, still photographs, and period music to create a portrait of the largest internal migration in U.S. history. These were proud women who kept their dignity and sense of worth through difficult times
Art 21 : art in the twenty-first century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the stories, ideas, and methods behind today's most compelling artists; features sixteen artists from North America (Chicago, Mexico City, Los Angeles, and Vancouver)
We shall remain. America through native eyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute. At times they were arrogant, vengeful and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their strategies were militaristic, but more often they used what influence they had in a diplomatic, political, legal, as well as spiritual way. Tells the history of the United States from the Native American perspective
American experience - freedom summer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states -- even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death
Sweet Honey in the Rock : raise your voice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the 30 year career of the a cappella vocal group Sweet Honey in the Rock. Includes concert footage, archival stills and footage, behind the scenes footage, and in-depth interviews with group members
Duke Ellington's Washington : the rise, fall, and rebirth of a neighborhood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the Uptown area of Washington, D.C., which was the cultural capital of black America in the early years of the 20th century. Centered around U Street, it nurtured many dynamic leaders, including Duke Ellington. Combines archival footage and photographs with interviews that describe the community's heyday, decline, and renewal
Faces of change : a documentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faces of Change highlights the story of five activists from five different continents who relay unique video dispatches from their respective corners of the world. From their communities in Brazil, India, Mauritania, Bulgaria and the United States, they go behind the camera to find a common voice denied them because of their social, racial, gender or ethnic background. They walk viewers through their lives, experiences and societies, as viewers see the world through their eyes. The intimate videos capture their hopes and dreams, echoing the nature of our common humanity. The result is a gripping tapestry of personal stories unlike anything audiences have seen
 
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