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Massiah, Louis

Overview
Works: 51 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 2,609 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: E185.61, 323.4
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Most widely held works about Louis Massiah
 
Most widely held works by Louis Massiah
Eyes on the prize ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,326 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
W.E.B. Du Bois a biography in four voices ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 756 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 )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 164 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
Power! 1967-1968 by Henry Hampton ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 119 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
The bombing of Osage Avenue ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 64 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
Power!, 1966-1968 ; The promised land, 1967-1968 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The promised land" shows how 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, 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 II America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 16 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 at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 15 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 II America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 14 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
Interview of Toni Cade Bambara by Louis Massiah ( )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 10 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
Digging dinosaurs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 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
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
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
Eyes on the prize America at the racial crossroads ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the series is to provide a comprehensive, historically accurate and exciting film treatment of this extraordinary period in our nation's history."--Excerpts from 1990 Peabody Awards entry form. Focus on the development of political elements, including the Black Panther Party, elections of the first black mayors of major cities, and neighborhood school action groups in New York City
Louise Alone Thompson Patterson in her own words ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 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
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 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
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
Precious places ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second 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
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
"[The program] documents the journey of Black Americans seeking justice, power and identity from the mid-1960's to the mid-1980's and shows the profound effect this movement had on all Americans. Through the historical footage and contemporary interviews, the 8-hour series examines the triumphs and failures of individuals and communities eager to give flesh to the Movement's hard-won gains ... The purpose of the series is to provide a comprehensive, historically accurate and exciting film treatment of this extraordinary period in our nation's history."--excerpts from 1990 Peabody Awards entry form. Focuses on the growth of the Black Panther Party in Illinois under the leadership of Fred Hampton and the 1971 prison riot at Attica, New York
 
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