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World Institute of Black Communications

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Works: 560 works in 601 publications in 1 language and 898 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Television adaptations  Periodicals  Film adaptations  Interviews  Music  Juvenile works  Trials, litigation, etc 
Classifications: PS3552.A45, 791.4372
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Understanding the civil rights movement ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 105 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
CEBA exhibit journal ( )
in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Understanding the civil rights movement ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 20 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
CEBA exhibit ( )
in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time has come, 1964-1966 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the decade of civil rights protest in the south, a sense of urgency and anger emerged from the black communities in the north. This urgency was best articulated by Malcolm X, then National Minister of the Nation of Islam. Viewers follow the trajectory of Malcolm X's influence, both within the movement and outside. The program shows the influence of his philosophy on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) as they organized the Lowndes County Freedom Organization in Alabama and as they issued the call for "Black Power" during the 1966 Meredith March Against Fear in Mississippi
Decoration day ( 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
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program explores the civil rights movement's first attempt at organizing in the north, as Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference go to Chicago. Their strategies come up against the powerful political machinery of Mayor Richard Daley. Also looks at the 1967 uprising in Detroit as blacks and the police clash on city streets
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 5 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
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
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moved by the increasing level of poverty, Dr. 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, Dr. 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 at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 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
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
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines two cities ; one in the south the other in the north. In Miami, Florida, viewers witness the destruction of a black community by urban renewal, highway construction, and finally, riots. In the North, we see how Harold Washington gets elected as Chicago's first black mayor. Ends with a look back at the people who made the civil rights movement a force for change
[1986 CEBA awards. [commercial product messages one minute or more limited to beverages and food] by World Institute of Black Communications ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio commercials targeting the African American consumer that aired in 1985. Advertisers are Tagman (service industries), Luster Products (hairdressing), Zayre Corporation (chain stores; featuring Isabel Sanford, Arista Records (sound recordings; featuring Whitney Houston), Essence Communications (television programs), Houston Black Business Directory (business enterprises), K Mart (chain stores), Profile Records (sound recordings; featuring Run DMC), Lee Company (clothing and dress), Alberto Culver Company (hairdressing), Illinois Bell Telephone (telephone companies), WMAQ-TV (television programs), Armour-Dial (soap trade; featuring Aretha Franklin), Ford Motor Company (automobiles), American Telephone and Telegraph Company (telephone companies; featuring Howard Rollins), Manhattan Records (sound recordings), Greyhound Corporation (bus lines), Hair 'N Care Beauty Salon (hairdressing), Clairol (hairdressing), A & M Records (prize contests), Sherjam Productions (concerts), and RCA Records (sound recordings). Some of these entries did not receive awards
Eyes on the prize America's civil rights years ( 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
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
The Keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the relationship between law and popular struggle. In Boston, black parents organized to improve their children's education. In Atlanta, Mayor Maynard Jackson, the city's first black mayor, tries to guarantee black involvement in the construction of Atlanta's airport
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
Family across the sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A delegation of Gullah people travels from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
 
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