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Massiah, Louis

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Most widely held works by Louis Massiah
W.E.B. Du Bois : a biography in four voices( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four prominent African-American writers each narrate a period in the life of the sociologist and author W.E.B. Du Bois, and describe his impact on their work. They chronicle Du Bois' role as a founder of the NAACP, organizer of the first Pan-African Congress, editor of Crisis, a journal of the black cultural renaissance, and author of a series of landmark sociological studies. Anathematized during the McCarthy years, Du Bois immigrated to Ghana, the first independent African state, where he died
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The promised land (1967-1968) : "Hear leaders and activists reflect on Martin Luther Kings, Jr's crusade to overcome the fragmenting civil rights movement. King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) organize a multiracial Poor People's March to Washington, D.C. A peaceful protest of striking Memphis sanitation workers ends in tragedy when an assassin's bullet takes King's life. A hundred cities explode in riots and the murder of Robert Kennedy shortly after adds to the darkness"--Container
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nation of law? (1968-1971) : "Civil rights activists and government officials provide unprecedented insight into the sometimes violent and unethical response to black activism from local and federal law enforcement agencies. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover declares the Black Panthers the number one threat to internal security. Urban rebellion, campus unrest, and the killing of two Black Panther leaders result in a 'law and order' crackdown that has tragic results at New York's Attica State Correctional Facility"--Container
Power! 1967-1968( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 215 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
A Nation of Law? 1968-1971( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 12: Black activism is increasingly met with a sometimes violent and unethical response from local and federal law enforcement agencies. In Chicago, two Black Panther Party leaders are killed in a pre-dawn raid by police acting on information supplied by an FBI informant. In the wake of President Nixon's call to "law and order," stepped-up arrests push the already poor conditions at New York's Attica State Prison to the limit. A five-day inmate takeover calling the public's attention to the conditions leaves 43 men dead: four killed by inmates, 39 by police
Eyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3: Depicts the story of America's civil rights years from 1954-1965. Vols. 4-8: Examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
The bombing of Osage Avenue( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the military-style eviction of the Philadelphia-based project M.O.V.E., which turned an American neighborhood into a war zone
BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia Sanchez who describes herself as 'a woman with razor blades between my teeth.' A leading figure in the Black Arts Movement and inspiration to today's hip hop spoken word artists, Sanchez for over 60 years has helped to redefine American culture and politics as an activist in the Black, women's and peace movements."--Publisher's website
Power!, 1966-1968 ; The promised land, 1967-1968( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The promised land" shows how Martin Luther King, in the final year of his life, began to organize a Poor People's Campaign, a march of the poor to Washington, D.C., where they would erect Resurrection City to embarrass and motivate a reluctant government. On April 4, 1968, King was assassinated. Soon after its construction, Resurrection City was shut down, marking the end of a chapter of the civil rights movement
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Louise Alone Thompson Patterson : in her own words( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A short documentary tracing the life and times of Louise Alone Thompson Patterson, a civil rights and labor activist who was dubbed Madame Moscow for her role in America's communist movement."--Www.twn.org
The keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980 ; Back to the movement, 1979-1983( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980" shows how antidiscrimination legal rights gained in past decades are put to the test. School desegregation orders are violently resisted in Boston and the Bakke Supreme Court case challenges a policy of affirmative action
The time has come, 1964-1965 ; Two societies, 1965-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two societies" tells how Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference aid in the non-violent struggle against segregated housing. The Kerner Commission concludes that America is becoming "two societies -one Black, one white - separate and unequal."
Digging dinosaurs : a search for the creatures of the mesozoic era( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the process of uncovering fossil fragments and considers new theories about the biology and behavior of dinosaurs. Filmed at two sites in western Montana
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Interview of Toni Cade Bambara by Louis Massiah( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Eyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement
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Louis Massiah American filmmaker

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