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Ashby, Wally

Overview
Works: 77 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 3,033 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Filmed lectures  Nonfiction films  Historical television programs  Educational television programs  Internet videos  Documentary films 
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 564 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 284 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 178 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 112 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 110 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?
Tony Brown's journal the MLK dream you can see( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 61 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
Baggy pants( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are sagging pants more than just a fad and do they symbolize a generation of losers? Dr. James Ewers, associate dean of Student Affairs at Miami University, talks about this fashion statement and its impact on student achievement
Are you black or white?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About 100,000 years ago, defining race was not an issue because scientists agree that the first humans originated in Africa. Over the next 50,000 years, waves of humans left Africa and spread throughout the world. Today's human rainbow species is the result of that migration. This historic reality of genetic science came face to face with the modern concept of social race when students at Penn State University, who considered themselves as 100% Black or White, took a complex screening test that compared their samples with those of four regional anthropological groups. The results are eye-opening
Slavery's biggest secret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 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
Stockpiling black genes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 59 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
Pearl an underground railroad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 54-ton schooner named the Pearl sailed into the history books on April 15, 1848 when 77 enslaved Americans attempted an escape to freedom. Mary Kay Ricks, author of Escape on the Pearl: The Heroic Bid for Freedom on the Underground Railroad gives this stirring account of human resilience against the backdrop of oppression
Was Jesus a radical?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 2006 episode of Tony Brown's Journal. Brown discusses the revolutionary nature of Jesus's teachings with Dr. Obery Hendricks
Tony Brown's essay on Martin Luther King Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an innovative program celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy, Tony Brown shares his historic experience as the coordinator of the "Walk To Freedom" civil rights march in Detroit on June 23, 1963. Brown's essay is a story of truth, vision, courage and transformation
The Black Eagle( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 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
One woman's solution to HIV/AIDS( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 59 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
Tuskegee Airmen still flying high( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still flying high after 60 years, the Tuskegee Airmen and their story stand as one of the most illustrious chapters in American military history. As a testament to this courageous group of patriots, the U. S. Senate recently passed a bill to honor the Tuskegee Airmen with a Congressional Gold Medal
Who was Stepin Fetchit?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 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
Martha Reeves in a new galaxy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown talks with Martha Reeves about her memories of Motown, and her role in it. With signature songs like 'Dancing in the Street,' 'Jimmy Mack' and 'Heat Wave,' Martha Reeves was one of Motown's singing icons at the peak of her career. Reeves talks about how her life and her music have changed over the decades, and her influence on the world's aspiring performers
On the down low in the black church( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As society debates the moral and legal ramifications of same-sex marriages, there are some Blacks in the gay and lesbian community who are struggling with the compound issues of race, sexual preference and the church. Herndon Davis, author of Black, Gay and Christian, talks about how gays cope with the conflict between their religious faith and sexual orientation
Straight up on the down low( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a new book called 'Straight Up,' Michael Stevens, Sr., a Black preacher, takes a hard line stance on what has come to be known as the down-low phenomenon: Black men in a secret society who have sex with other men, but deny they are homosexual. Stevens feels that the leadership of the Black church and the Black family are now in danger because of homosexuality
 
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