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Massiah, Louis

Overview
Works: 40 works in 96 publications in 1 language and 2,572 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Personal narratives  Historical television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Louis Massiah
 
Most widely held works by Louis Massiah
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
W.E.B. Du Bois : a biography in four voices( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four prominent African-American writers each narrate a period in the life of the sociologist and author W.E.B. Du Bois, and describe his impact on their work. They chronicle Du Bois' role as a founder of the NAACP, organizer of the first Pan-African Congress, editor of Crisis, a journal of the black cultural renaissance, and author of a series of landmark sociological studies. Anathematized during the McCarthy years, Du Bois immigrated to Ghana, the first independent African state, where he died
W.E.B. Du Bois : a biography in four voices( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four prominent African-American writers each narrate a period in the life of the sociologist and author W.E.B. Du Bois, and describe his impact on their work. They chronicle Du Bois' role as a founder of the NAACP, organizer of the first Pan-African Congress, editor of Crisis, a journal of the black cultural renaissance, and author of a series of landmark sociological studies. Anathematized during the McCarthy years, Du Bois immigrated to Ghana, the first independent African state, where he died
A Nation of law? 1968-1971 by Julian Bond( Visual )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 158 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
Power! : 1967-1968( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 148 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
Eyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3: Depicts the story of America's civil rights years from 1954-1965. Vols. 4-8: Examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
The bombing of Osage Avenue( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the military-style eviction of the Philadelphia-based project M.O.V.E., which turned an American neighborhood into a war zone
A nation of law? 1968-1971( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the government's response to the Black Panther Party, including the FBI's covert work to disrupt black organizations. Also discusses the Attica prison uprising
W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four prominent African-American writers each write and narrate a period in the life of the sociologist and author W.E.B. Du Bois. They chronicle Du Bois' role as a founder of the NAACP, organizer of the first Pan-African Congress, editor of Crisis, a journal of the black cultural renaissance, and author of a series of landmark sociological studies. Anathematized during the McCarthy years, Du Bois immigrated to Ghana, the first independent African state, where he died
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
The keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980 ; Back to the movement, 1979-1983( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The keys to the kingdom, 1974-1980" shows how antidiscrimination legal rights gained in past decades are put to the test. School desegregation orders are violently resisted in Boston and the Bakke Supreme Court case challenges a policy of affirmative action
Eyes on the prize II : America at the racial crossroads, 1965-1985( Visual )

13 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 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. During this same period, inmates at New York's Attica prison took over the prison in an effort to publicize intolerable conditions
Precious places( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
The time has come, 1964-1965 ; Two societies, 1965-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The time has come" shows that a new call for power is heard in the civil rights movement. Malcolm X takes nationalism to urban streets as Black leaders listen
Power! 1967-1968( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 9: The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first black mayor of a major American city. The Black Panther Party, armed with law books, breakfast programs, and guns, is born in Oakland. Substandard teaching practices prompt parents to gain educational control of a Brooklyn school district but then lead them to a showdown with New York City's teachers' union
A nation of law? 1968-1971( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 12: Black activism is increasingly met with a sometimes violent and unethical response from local and federal law enforcement agencies. In Chicago, two Black Panther Party leaders are killed in a pre-dawn raid by police acting on information supplied by an FBI informant. In the wake of President Nixon's call to "law and order," stepped-up arrests push the already poor conditions at New York's Attica State Prison to the limit. A five-day inmate takeover calling the public's attention to the conditions leaves 43 men dead: four killed by inmates, 39 by police
Digging dinosaurs : a search for the creatures of the mesozoic era( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the process of uncovering fossil fragments and considers new theories about the biology and behavior of dinosaurs. Filmed at two sites in western Montana
Precious places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First in a set of three DVDs that survey bypassed neighborhoods. "Produced and directed by neighborhood residents from 41 diverse communities from across Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, Chester, PA, and Ardmore, PA, this collection of portraits combines oral history, personal archives and contemporary footage ..." [to] explore "past grandeur, current struggels and future aspirations" for these neighborhoods
Louise Alone Thompson Patterson : in her own words( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A short documentary tracing the life and times of Louise Alone Thompson Patterson, a civil rights and labor activist who was dubbed Madame Moscow for her role in America's communist movement."--Www.twn.org
Interview of Toni Cade Bambara by Louis Massiah( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Eyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement
Alternative Names
Louis Massiah American filmmaker

Languages
English (73)

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