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CEBA Collection

Overview
Works: 661 works in 695 publications in 1 language and 855 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Internet videos  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by CEBA Collection
Understanding the civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the chain of events which led to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Describes important legislation that was passed after the American Civil War. Looks at the Jim Crow laws, which legalized segregation. Discusses the two separate societies that existed in the South. Shows how black Americans struggled to overcome the constraints of a segregated society. Covers important protests and demonstrations that resulted in the end of segregation, and contributions of major leaders such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Lyndon Johnson
Understanding the civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the chain of events which led to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Historic footage and powerful visuals provide images that allow students to witness this turbulent era in US history
Decoration day by Albert French( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an estranged African American friend (Bill Cobbs) refuses the Congressional Medal of Honor for service during World War II, widower James Garner, still in mourning, tries to find out why and in the process solves a mystery, heals his friendship, saves a marriage and falls in love
Step it up and go : blues in the Carolinas( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of blues music in the Carolinas through interviews with musicians and still photographs. North Carolina musicians talk about how they learned to play and perform different styles on the banjo, fiddle, guitar, piano, bottle and spoons
Power! 1967-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 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
The Color of friendship( Visual )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a friendship that develops between a black student and a white student after a busing order forces the school to integrate
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket by Karen Thorsen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening with his funeral in December, 1987, in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, this film traces the life history and accomplishments of author James Baldwin. Includes interviews with friends, family members, and colleagues, including Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, David Baldwin, his biographer David Leeming, William Styron, Bobby Short and others as well as readings from his works and scenes from his plays
Two Societies 1965-1968( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference work against housing segregation in Chicago and Detroit resulting in riots, violence and death. The program examines what the Kerner Presidential Commission calls "two societies" - one Black, one white
Criminal justice( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television drama that examines via the criminal justice system the social, economic and racial inequalities that exist in American society. Forest Whitaker plays a man accused of robbing and slashing a female prostitute and crack user (Rosie Perez) who maintains his innocence in spite of her photo and lineup identification of him. Their case is resolved in court, but the outcome leaves both parties dissatisfied and the audience wondering if justice really was served
Rap city rhapsody( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A cinematic look into the social and political issues surrounding the Rap music phenomenon-an explosion of rhyme, rhythm and reality--portrayed through music videos." Analysis of rap music is offered by writer Ishmael Reed, deejay Davy D, rappers themselves and illustrated by many video clips of rap groups performing. Included are: APG Crew, Tone Loc, Queen Latifah, M.C. Lyte, Ice-T, NWA, Public Enemy, Paris and Too Short
Once a year-- for a lifetime( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Pauley and Phylicia Rashad introduce dramatized segments about two women friends facing breast cancer and urge women to fight against breast cancer with self-exams and mammograms
Awakenings 1954-1956 by Henry Hampton( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first episode of six discusses the history of segregation in the U.S., focusing on the south, and the impact of the 1954 Supreme Court decision against segregation in Brown vs Board of Education. Highlighted is the Emmett Till murder case and Rosa Parks and the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott
Only the ball was white( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pays tribute to the many topflight players from the Negro Leagues in baseball when players were denied stardom by the color line
Boley, Oklahoma : alive and well( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history and future of the all black town of Boley, Oklahoma through the use of still photographs and interviews with town residents. Includes present day views and scenes from the annual Memorial Day rodeo which attracts people nationwide and increases the town's population from 575 to 15,000
Theressa Hoover : United Methodist woman through the test of time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to the work of Theressa Hoover, Associate General Secretary, Women's Division, United Methodist Church. Traces the history of Hoover's work in the Women's Division through interviews with Hoover and many of her colleagues in the Division
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oprah Winfrey plays Mattie Michael, a proud, big-hearted woman whose life has been plagued by a series of grievous misfortunes, landing her alone, middle-aged and penniless in a crumbling tenement on a dead-end ghetto street known as Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Nightline( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final half hour of Nelson Mandela's town meeting with Ted Koppel held at the City College of New York, in June 1991. (The first hour aired during the Ted Koppel Report earlier in the evening.) Mandela answers questions from Koppel and members of the audience
 
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