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Massiah, Louis

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Most widely held works by Louis Massiah
Eyes on the prize( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,345 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
W.E.B. Du Bois : a biography in four voices( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 701 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
Power! 1967-1968( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 220 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 )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the late 1960's, the anger in the poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter, at a time when police surveillance of movement activists was increasing. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions
A Nation of Law? 1968-1971( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 108 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
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 47 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 16 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
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
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 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."
Eyes on the prize : America at the racial crossroads( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the series is to provide a comprehensive, historically accurate and exciting film treatment of this extraordinary period in our nation's history."--Excerpts from 1990 Peabody Awards entry form. Focus on the development of political elements, including the Black Panther Party, elections of the first black mayors of major cities, and neighborhood school action groups in New York City
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

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
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
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Across America, the call for 'Black Power' mobilizes African American communities for change in strikingly different ways as told through the perspectives of Black Panther Party members, teachers, and politicians"--Container
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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Louis Massiah American filmmaker

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