WorldCat Identities

Ashby, Wally

Overview
Works: 74 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 2,133 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Biography 
Roles: Director, tcd, Singer, Performer
Classifications: HT871, 616.398
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wally Ashby
Dark passages ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Employes a mixture of interviews, slave narratives, and dramatization. Tells the story of the impact of the Atlantic slave trade. Takes the viewer from the House of Slaves on Goree Island off the coast of Dakar, Senegal, to the village of Juffere on the Gambia River
Science of fat ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In four thought-provoking presentations, Dr. Ronald M. Evans and Dr. Jeffrey Friedman discuss the complex biological systems that control body weight and energy metabolism--and how a better genetic understanding of these processes could lead researchers to treatments that curb obesity and improve public health
Safeguarding our patrons' privacy what every librarian needs to know about the USA PATRIOT Act & related anti-terrorism measures by Wally Ashby ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speakers and panelists discuss the USA PATRIOT Act and its impact on the privacy of library users. They identify steps that institutions must take to comply with search warrants, subpoenas, and wire tap requests from law enforcement. They also address the key legal issues and policy implications for libraries in light of legislative and regulatory proposals that impact privacy and First Amendment rights of library patrons
An evening with Quincy Jones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A star-studded tribute and rare glimpse into the life of this prolific musician, through interviews with those who know him best. Features live performances by Lesley Gore, James Ingram, Bobby McFerrin, Herbie Hancock, and more
Viral outbreak the science of emerging disease ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infectious diseases are a serious threat to world health. They are particularly devastating in tropical countries where infectious agents thrive and where healthcare resources are stretched thin. The warming trend in the global climate, coupled with increased international travel, has resulted in infectious outbreaks that spread more rapidly and that now affect regions with more temperate climates, including the United States. Many diseases that had been contained, such as dengue fever, have re-emerged as global health threats. How can scientific research help us detect and fight potential epidemics?
On the issues ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Never before have companies been faced with such a variety of issues that test their integrity, fairness, and adaptability. In four one-hour programs, On the issues provides a forum for exploring ethical challenges and equitable solutions
Safeguarding our patrons' privacy what every librarian needs to know about the USA PATRIOT Act & related anti-terrorism measures, December 11, 2002 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this teleconference speakers and panelists discuss the USA PATRIOT Act and its impact on the privacy of library users. They identify steps that institutions must take to comply with search warrants, subpoenas, and wire tap requests from law enforcement. They also address the key legal issues and policy implications for libraries in light of legislative and regulatory proposals that impact privacy and First Amendment rights of library patrons
The new black leaders with an accent ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This 2007 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of how immigration is affecting Black college students with professor Camille Z. Charles
2000 and beyond : confronting the microbe menace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Infectious diseases have profoundly shaped human history and evolution. Antibiotics are losing their power as a broad range of bacteria becomes increasingly resistant. At the same time, sophisticated new techniques in molecular biology are allowing scientists to understand, combat, and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. In this series of four lectures, two scientists describe the latest advances in understanding how pathogens invade the body and how this knowledge is leading to the development of new therapies. They also explain how new infectious diseases are recognized and how epidemics arise
Creative ways of finding & keeping faculty & administrators of color ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this videoconference educators come together to discuss issues concerning faculty and administrators of color at colleges and universities nationwide. The panel deals with perceptions of the roles of administrators and faculty of color as well as reviewing practical methods of recruitment and retention, with a focus on what works, what doesn't, and why
Tony Brown's journal the MLK dream you can see ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legacy of civil rights activist Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is indelibly etched in the fabric of American history. Harry Johnson, president of the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc., is helping to shape the vision of a memorial that would capture the essence of Dr. King's universal message of equality and freedom
Job today, gone tomorrow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using a hypothetical scenario, a panel of experts examines a variety of issues confronting employers and employees in this era of corporate downsizing. Examines questions: What is the covenant between a company and its employees? How does a company balance its obligations to its employees and its shareholders? What impact does downsizing have on people's lives? What role do unions play in the changing workplace? What is the appropriate use of temporary employees? How can employees be empowered to participate in decision making?
Stockpiling black genes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown and his guest, Dr. Floyd Malveaux, discuss a DNA bank, genetic diseases, and environmental health hazards. Howard University, a historically Black institution in Washington, D.C., plans to create the largest repository of DNA from 25,000 African-Americans in order to reduce or eradicate the many diseases that plague the Black community. Dr. Floyd Malveaux, dean of Howard University's College of Medicine, discusses this new medical initiative
Slavery's biggest secret ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Was the first colony to give legal recognition to the institution of slavery a northern or southern state? The answer to that question is one of many surprising facts about the history of slavery in America. Journalist Anne Farrow, co-author of Complicity: How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery, exposes the role of the North in the growth of slavery in America
The man who is black and white -- not half white ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown talks with his guest, Dr. Gregory Williams, president of The City College of New York and author of 'Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black,' about Williams' life and racial heritage
One woman's solution to HIV/AIDS ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Approximately 8,500 people die daily from AIDS and no medical or technological magic bullet is on the horizon. Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott, co-director of the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Nursing, has developed what she calls a low-tech approach. As a matter of fact, the Centers for Disease Control has adopted several of her HIV/AIDS prevention curricula for national use
Who was Stepin Fetchit? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown and his guest, Mel Watkins, discuss the career of Stepin Fetchit. Who was the real man behind one of Hollywood's most negative images, Stepin Fetchit? Author Mel Watkins explains that Lincoln Perry was very different from the lazy, bug-eyed buffoon on screen
Southern slavery, northern lies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second installation of modern New England journalists who exposed the North's hidden history as a slave region. They also address king cotton and the legal and illegal slave trade. Journalist and co-author of 'Complicity' Jenifer Frank examines how the North profited from slavery - but blamed the South
The legacy of race movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tony Brown and Tinsley Silcox discuss Black film and filmmaking in this edition of Tony Brown's Journal
The Black Eagle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To his radio listeners he is 'The Black Eagle' who soars the airwaves on Radio One and XM Satellite One. He is a civil rights activist to those who have followed his career with the NAACP. Television and radio audiences know him as an abolitionist against modern-day slavery in Sudan. Madison talks about his extraordinary commitment to the principles of human rights
 
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