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Civil Rights Titles

4 Little Girls (102 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  F 334 .B69 A15 1998

The 60's: Voices of Civil Rights, pt. 7-8 (240 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 839 .S59 2009

1862 Forever Free (76 min.)
               
Ekstrom VHS  E 468 .7 .C57 1989 no.3

1968:  The Year that shaped a generation (57 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 846 .A15 1999

A. Philip Randolph:  For jobs & freedom (87 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  HD 6509 .R2 A6 1996

Adam Clayton Powell (54 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 748 .P86 A32 2009

All Power to the People!:  The Black Panther Party and beyond (115 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .A37 1996

America Beyond the Color Line (220 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 185.86 .A443 2003

Anne Braden Southern Patriot (77 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  F 459 .L853 B72 2012

At the river I stand (58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  HD 5325 .S2572 1968 M462 1993

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (110 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PS 3557 .A355 A85 1993

Biography of America:  The sixties: Vietnam and civil rights, pt. 24 (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  RRS  E 17 .B56 2000

Black Americans:  Political leaders, educators, scientists (20 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.96 .P76 1988

Black power in America: Myth-- or reality? (58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.8 .B5528 1989

Boycott (113 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN 1997 .B719 2002

Brick by Brick: A Civil Rights Story (61 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  HD 7288 .76 .U52 Y66 2007

Brother Outsider (83 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .R93  B73 2002

Chisholm ’72: Unbought & Unbossed (77 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 840.8 .C48 C55 2004

Citizen King (120 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5 C58 2004

Civil rights movement, primary sources: Mississippi and the
Black vote—1962 
(57 min)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .C5867 2000 pt.2 

Civil rights movement, primary sources: Segregation
Northern Style
(58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .C5867 2000 pt.5

Civil rights movement, primary sources: The Color
Line on Campus – 1963
(30 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .C5867 2000 pt.3 

Civil rights movement, primary sources: Black Power,
White Backlash
(56 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .C5867 2000 pt.6

Civil rights movement, primary sources: Study in desegregation: Clinton,
Tennessee—1957
(55 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .C5867 2000 pt.1

Color Adjustment (88 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615  .C649 1991

Dark Passages (50 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  HT 871 .D28 1995

Dateline Freedom : Civil rights and the press (28 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.61 .D3 1988

Eyes on the prize II:  America at the racial crossroads (480 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .E94299 1990

Eyes on the prize:  America's civil rights years, 1954-1985 (840 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 185.615 .E943 2006

Death of a Prophet: Malcolm X (60 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  BP 223 .Z8 L57335 2000 

Fannie Lou Hamer:  Everyday battle (30 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .H35 F36 1998

The Fateful Decade: From Little Rock to the Civil Rights Bill (27 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5  F3 1990

February One (57 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  F 264 .G8  F437 2004 

A Force More Powerful:  Nashville, we were warriors (33 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  HM 1281 .F66  2000, pt.1

Frederick Douglass (50 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 449 .D75 F737 1999

Frederick Douglass, an American life (30 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 449 .D75 F738 1985

Freedom on My Mind (110 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 185.93 .M6 F74 2004

Freedom on My Mind (110 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.93 .M6 F74 1994

Freedom Song (117 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN 1992.77 .F7325 2000

Freedom Song (117 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN 1992.77 .F7325 2006

From the Ku Klux Klan to the Black Panthers (15 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.61 .F76 1991

Ghosts of Mississippi (130 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN 1997 .G447 2000

Having Our Say (100 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN 1992.77 .H3856 2012

The Heart of Hatred (52 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  BF 575 .H3 H43 1997

I Have a Dream , Martin Luther King (25 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5 K5 1986

Ida B. Wells (27 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .W55 I32 1993

Ida B. Wells: A passion for justice (58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.61 .I351 1989

In Remembrance of Martin (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5 I5 1988

The Intolerable Burden (57 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  LC 214.22 .M7 I68 2003

James Baldwin:  The price of the ticket (87 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PS 3552 .A45 Z467 1989

Kentucky Author Forum:  A Conversation with David Halberstam (57 min.) 
                Ekstrom VHS  RRS PS 225 .K45 no.10

Kentucky Author Forum:  A Conversation with Vernon Jordan (57 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  RRS E 185.97.J78 A3 2002 

Kentucky’s Underground Railroad (57 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 450 .K45 2000

Legacy of a Dream (30 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5 K36 1990

Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement (102 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  ML 3556 .L48 2009

Living the Story: the Civil Rights Movement in Kentucky (59 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.93 .K3 L5 2001

Malcolm X : A search for identity (50 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .L5 M28 1995

Malcolm X (201 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN 1997 .M256633 2005
                SGA DVD 

Martin Luther King, Jr. (24 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5 M29 1982

Mississippi Burning (127 min.)  
                Ekstrom DVD  PN 1997 .M6189 2001
                SGA DVD

The Murder of Emmett Till (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  F 350 .N4 M87 2003

Native Land (88 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN 1997 .N384 1994

Negroes with Guns (53 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 185.615 .N36 2005
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .N36 2005

Nothing but a man (92 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  PN 1997 .N672 2004

Out of obscurity: The story of the 1939 Alexandria
Library sit-in 
(40 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.93 .V8 O98 1999

People's century, 1900-1999:  1963, Picture power (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN 1992.5 .P46 1999

Portrait in black: A. Philip Randolph ; Portrait in black: Fannie
Lou Hamer 
(20 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .R27 P67 1972

Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass (56 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 449 .D7493 P747 1994

Rebel Hearts Sarah & Angelina Grimke and the Anti-Slavery
Movement
(58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 449 .G865 R43 1994

The Reunion (60 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  LC 214.23.S53 R48 2004 

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow (224 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.61 .R5722 2002 

The Road to Brown: The untold story of "the man who killed
Jim Crow"
(47 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.61 .R67 1990

The Road to Freedom: The Vernon Johns story (91 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN 1997 .R55 1994

Roots of Resistance: A Story of the Underground Railroad (58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 450 .R66 1990

The Rosa Parks Story (100 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  F 334  .M753 P37 2001

The Second American revolution (120 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS RSS E 741 .W35 1988 no.7-8

Segregation -- Northern Style (58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .C5867 2000 pt.5

Separate But Equal (193 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  PN 1997 .S364 1991

Sisters of Selma: Bearing Witness for Change (60 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  E 185.61 .S577 2007 

The speeches of the Civil War (37 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 647 .S634 1997

The Speeches of Lyndon B. Johnson (57 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 847 .S64 1995

The Speeches of Malcolm X (41 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  BP 223 .Z8 L57 1997

The Speeches of Martin Luther King (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.97 .K5 S64 1990

The Strange Demise of Jim Crow (57 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  F 394 .H89 N44 1997

Ten Years After:  the court and the schools (58 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 C5867 2000 pt. 4

A Time for justice: America's civil rights movement (38 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.615 .T55 1992

The Two Nations of Black America (60 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E 185.8.T973 1998 

This Far By Faith (360 min.)
                Ekstrom DVD  BR 563.N4 T462 2003

Thurgood Marshall: Portrait of an American hero (28 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  KF 8745 .M34  T48 1991

Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (75 min.)
               
Ekstrom DVD  E 444 .U53 2003

Unlikely Friendship (43 min.) 
                Ekstrom DVD  E 185.61 .U625 2002

The Voyage of La Amistad: A Quest for Freedom (70 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E447 .V69 1998

W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices (116 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  E185.97 .D73 W164 1995

We shall Overcome (28 min.)
                Ekstrom VHS  M1670 .W4 1989

A Woman Called Moses (200 min.)
               
Ekstrom VHS  PS3558 .E4514 W65 1992 

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