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Nelson, Jill 1952-

Works: 30 works in 83 publications in 3 languages and 5,238 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary films  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Erotic fiction  Biographical films  Identification guides  Oral histories 
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 1,317 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 )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 520 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 352 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 )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 328 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
Let's get it on by Jill Nelson( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 303 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 86 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, which made products for Black women starting in the 1900s, 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 39 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
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jill Nelson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist and author Jill Nelson was born on June 14, 1952 in Harlem, New York. She graduated with her B.A. degree from City College of New York in 1977 and received her M.S. degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 1980. In 1986, Nelson was hired by the Washington Post, but left in 1990 to pursue freelance writing. She contributed to numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence, Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. She wrote the screenplay for PBS-TV’s “Mandella” in 1985. Nelson was a professor of journalism at the City College of New York. Nelson authored five books, including the best-selling memoir and winner of the American Book Award, Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience, as well as Straight, No Chaser: How I Became A Grown-Up Black Woman; Finding Martha’s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island, and the novels Sexual Healing and Let’s Get It On
Volunteer slavery by Jill Nelson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's gospel by Jill Nelson( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 7 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
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
Straight, no chaser : how I became a grown-up black woman by Jill Nelson( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries 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
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
The ABC's of God. a study for children on the greatness and worth of God by Jill Nelson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Teacher's Kit includes a three-ring notebook containing curriculum introduction, lessons, appendix, and Parent Resource Pages, a student workbook, a CD with PDFs of color and black and white visuals and Parent Resource Pages, a pack of Scripture memory verses, and an introductory audio on God-centered teaching."--Publisher's web site
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
Michele Wallace papers by Michele Wallace( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Professional series is divided into six subseries, Teaching, Associations, Conferences, Lectures and Speaking Events, Contracts and Correspondence and Research files. The Associations subseries contains files for The Women Students and Artists for Black Art Liberation (WSABAL), and The Sisterhood. Founded in 1970 by Faith Ringgold, Wallace and her sister Barbara Wallace, WSABAL was an ad hoc group of the Art Workers' Coalition, an organization of white artists protesting against the Museum of Modern Art and their callous treatment of artists and their work. The file contains letters about plans to demonstrate at the SVA show, as well as letters Wallace penned to Gloria Steinem, editor of MS Magazine. The Sisterhood was a black women's writers group which featured among its membership Margo Jefferson, Audre Lorde, Ntozake Shange, Alice Walker and Wallace. The files contain minutes for meetings in 1977, in-house proposals and letters to the membership
Volunteer slavery : my authentic Negro experience by Jill Nelson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Blueprinting Teacher Licensing Tests: Developing Domain Specificationsfrom Job Analysis Results by Scott M Elliot( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An increasing number of states are requiring educators to take certification tests in order to obtain a license to teach. While this trend shows little sign of waning, there is little to guide the developer of teacher licensing tests in defining test specifications in a legally and technically sound manner. This paper discusses the legal and technical issues that must be considered in developing specifications for teacher licensing tests. A practical, technically sound, and legally defensible methodology for developing specifications for teacher licensing tests from job analysis results is presented. (Author)
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

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Police brutality : an anthology
Alternative Names
Jill Nelson Amerikaans journaliste

Jill Nelson journaliste américaine

Jill Nelson periodista estadounidense

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 guideStraight, no chaser : how I became a grown-up black womanVolunteer slavery : my authentic Negro experienceStraight, no chaser : how I became a grown-up black woman