WorldCat Identities

Nelson, Jill 1952-

Works: 25 works in 71 publications in 3 languages and 5,313 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Biographical films  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PN4874.N295, 070.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jill Nelson
Police brutality : an anthology( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twelve essays in which a variety of authors examine the issue of police brutality, discussing its causes, opposition movements, and its reflection of racism in America
Sexual healing by Jill Nelson( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two successful African-American professionals, after discussing their unsatisifying sex lives, decide to open a "full-service" spa geared to satisfy, but find much resistance from the community and religious groups
Finding Martha's Vineyard : African Americans at home on an island by Jill Nelson( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the thriving African-American community on the island of Martha's Vineyard describes the various groups who settled in Oak Bluffs, including vacationing families, local domestics, and multi-generational professionals
The Black press soldiers without swords( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the history of black newspapers in America. Covers Freedom's journal, the first black newspaper, published in New York in 1827 by Cornish and Russwurm; Frederick Douglass, editor of the North star beginning in 1847; Ida B. Wells, editor of the Memphis free speech and then on the staff at the New York age; Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder of the Chicago defender; Mrs. Charlotta Bass, editor of the California eagle in Los Angeles, who campaigned against Birth of a nation; and Robert L. Vann, editor of the Pittsburgh courier. Describes the distribution of black newspapers in the South by railroad porters; discusses African American newspaper coverage of lynchings and race riots; discusses African American newspaper advocacy concerning African American participation in World War II, including the Double V Campaign, as well as advocacy during the civil rights movement. Discusses the HUAC hearings and the attempt to silence African American journalism during the McCarthy era. Includes interviews with historians Jane Rhodes, Christopher Reed, James Grossman, Patrick Washburn, Timuel Black and Edna Chappell McKenzie; journalists Vernon Jarrett, Phyl Garland, Earl Calloway, Edward "Abie" Robinson, George Barbour, Frank Bolden, and Evelyn Cunningham; and Walter Gordon, a former newsboy, Wallace Burney, Dora Harris Glasco, Chester Commodore, cartoonist, Robert R. Lavelle from the Pittsburgh courier staff, Charles "Teenie" Harris, photographer, and John Sengstacke, publisher
Let's get it on by Jill Nelson( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening a new luxury spa location on a yacht moored off Martha's Vineyard, Lydia and her friends, Acey and LaShaWanda, also provide safe-sex services to women clients, a business that is challenged by mob extortion and conservative government officials
Two dollars and a dream( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses historical stills and interviews to outline the life of Madame C.J. Walker, her family, and the success of the hair preparation company she founded, makers of products for Black women starting in the 1900's, and related controversies surrounding her business
Britain's mammals : a concise guide by David Wembridge( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The experts at the People's Trust for Endangered Species have compiled this introduction to the mammals in the UK and around its coast. From timid shrews to commonly seen rabbits, red deer to minke whales, and including the wide range of bats, there are over 60 resident wild mammal species in the UK or around its coasts
Volunteer slavery by Jill Nelson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban mammals : a concise guide by David Wembridge( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation among great African Americans( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraying African-American historical figures, participants had a conversation about African-American history in order to provide an insight into the current status of African-Americans and the challenges of the 21st Century. Mr. Ogletree portrayed Benjamin Banneker. Ms. Nelson portrayed Denmark Vesey. Ms. Hill portrayed Anna J. Cooper. Mr. Kennedy portrayed James Welden Johnson. Ms. Bundles portrayed Madame C.J. Walker. Mr. Wilkins portrayed Charles Hamilton Houston. Mr. Gates portrayed Phillis Wheatly. Ms. Higginbotham portrayed Nannie Helen Burroughs. Mr. West portrayed Malcolm X. Mr. Appiah portrayed Edward Blyden
God's gospel by Jill Nelson( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nelson guides parents and their young children through the basics of the gospel, exploring even complex theological topics in easy-to-understand, kid-friendly language. At the end of each ready-made lesson, Nelson includes additional questions for reflection and family activities that will help children to remember what they have learned. This full-color, illustrated book is an ideal devotional tool for families with young children. Covering such questions as "What is sin?" and "Why did Jesus die on the cross?," God's Gospel leads kids through God's plan to save his people from their sins, directing readers to Jesus as their personal Savior."--Publisher description
Volunteer slavery : my authentic Negro experience by Jill Nelson( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book Description: A noted black woman journalist recounts her experiences as an outsider in the newsroom of The Washington Post in the late 1980s
Sex@work : what are the rules [thema]( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thema over seksuele intimidatie op de werkplek: geaccepteerd en niet-geaccepteerd gedrag; rechtspraak; reacties van feministen in de zaken Clinton en Clarence Thomas; seksualiteit
Intergenerational transmission of sexual information among female family members by Jill Nelson( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Weighing the financial and sustainable benefits of high performance structures in seismically active regions by Alia Talina Barajas( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Test the structural performance of both buildings using simulated code-level and maximum considered earthquakes
Quantifying the life cycle benefits of performance-based design in sustainable design a thesis by David Isaac Carmona( )

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

For this thesis, a method is developed and tested for use with performance based design to quantify the sustainable and financial benefits of designing buildings to a structural performance level higher than Life-Safety. This paper starts to answer the question, "which would be a better investment: build structures to a performance level of Immediate Occupancy (IO) with the likelihood of less damage and downtime after an earthquake or continue to build to the building code's implied minimum performance level of Life-Safety (LS)?"
Straight, no chaser : how I became a grown-up black woman by Jill Nelson( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Using examples from her own life, the author "urges black women to look critically at themselves and society, to recognize that they are not victims but a powerful community, and to raise their collective voices."--Jacket
Michele Wallace papers by Michele Wallace( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Writing series contains five subseries, Books, Articles and Essays, Interviews, Fiction, and Poetry. The Books subseries includes contracts, annotated galleys, correspondence with publishers, publicity materials, and reviews for "Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman," "Invisibility Blues: From Pop to Theory" and "Dark Designs and Visual Culture," and a file for the book, "Black Popular Culture: A Project" by Michele Wallace, edited by Gina Dent. The Articles and Essays subseries contains drafts for articles, essays and critical papers published in the "Village Voice" and other magazines, journals, and anthologies. Her published interviews with Alvin Ailey, Nona Hendryx, Iman, Grace Jones, Wilma Mankiller, and Richard Pryor are included in the Interviews subseries, and Wallace's unpublished novel, "Aint Nobody Business," can be found the Fiction subseries, including correspondence with publishers, and other unpublished fiction. The Poetry subseries contains a file of unpublished poems written by Wallace
Helping children to understand the Gospel by Sally Michael( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In this resource, three authors explore the following topics: preparing the hearts of children to hear the Gospel; discerning stages of spiritual growth; communicating the essential truths of the Gospel message; and presenting the Gospel in an accurate and child-friendly manner. Also provided in this booklet is the 10-week, family devotional, Ten Essential Gospel Truths, to help parents as they explain the Gospel to their children."--Cover
Straight, no chaser how I became a grown-up black woman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jill Nelson presents a lecture about feminism and racism based on her book: Straight, no chaser. A question-and-answer session followed the lecture
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Police brutality : an anthology
Alternative Names
Jill Nelson Amerikaans journaliste

נלסון, ג׳יל 1952-

נעלסאן, ג'יל 1952-

جیل نلسون ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

Sexual healingFinding Martha's Vineyard : African Americans at home on an islandLet's get it onBritain's mammals : a concise guideVolunteer slavery : my authentic Negro experienceStraight, no chaser : how I became a grown-up black womanStraight, no chaser : how I became a grown-up black woman