WorldCat Identities

Ashby, Wally

Overview
Works: 74 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 2,744 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Biography  Music 
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 546 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 imporve 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 182 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 107 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?
The new black leaders with an accent ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The increasing number of Blacks at the nation's major universities may be Black, but they are also Black people who are immigrants from Africa, the West Indies and Latin America. The largest minority in America is Hispanic, but based on the trends, will the future leadership of Black America be foreign-born? Dr. Camille Charles, associate professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. George Fredrickson, professor emeritus of history at Stanford University, discuss this growing trend
The legacy of race movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tony Brown and Tinsley Silcox discuss Black film and filmmaking in this edition of Tony Brown's Journal
The black elite ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Lois Benjamin, author of the new book 'The Black Elite: Still Facing the Color Line in the 21st Century,' masterfully presents a myriad of changes underlying the value shift of the post-Civil Rights generations, such as desegregation of social institutions; changes in the institutional, organizational affiliations and networks of Black communities and the interconnectedness of our global society
Stockpiling black genes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 48 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
On the down low in the black church ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 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
The man who is black and white -- not half white ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 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
Martha Reeves in a new galaxy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 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
The wife of Malcolm X ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russell Rickford, author of Betty Shabazz: A Remarkable Story of Survival and Faith Before and After Malcolm X, discusses the triumphs and tragedies that shaped Betty Shabazz's life
Who was Stepin Fetchit? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 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
Baggy pants ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 48 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
The Black Eagle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 48 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 48 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
Are you black or white? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 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
Pearl an underground railroad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 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
The down low no longer a secret ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this edition of Tony Brown's Journal, Tony Brown and Keith Boykin discuss sexuality and HIV in the Black community
 
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