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Rawlence, Ben

Summary: A researcher for Human Rights Watch describes the refugee camp in Dabaab, home to those fleeing civil war in Somalia, and highlights the life of various residents, including a former child soldier, a schoolgirl and a youth leader. --Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 967.7305 RAW

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 967.7305 RAW

Ellis, Aunjanue

Summary: Dreaming of escaping and returning to her African home, slave Aminata is thrown into the chaos of the Revolutionary War, when she helps create a list of black people who have been honored for their service to the king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: E1 Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE BOO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BOO

Summary: A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TWI

Summary: An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ROO

Men

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Alliance Entertainment 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MEN

Summary: A historical action war drama based on the founding of the Republic of China, when nationalist forces led by Sun Yat-sen overthrew the last ruling Qing Dynasty, which held unquestioned power and rule for 250 years. From the walls of the Forbidden City to the battlefields of China, no expense was spared in the production and no detail ignored in its quest for historical accuracy. 1911 is a true...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Well Go USA 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NIN

Bei Bei.

Contents: Into The Wind -- Hot Thursday -- East -- Make Me Stronger -- Little Sunrise -- Bei's Bossa -- Whisky Walts -- Willingness -- Tiger -- Master Room -- Ambush -- Blue Grotto.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Ubiquity 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC BEI

Contents: Rolling In The Deep (3:48) -- Grenade (3:41) -- Firework (3:44) -- Moves Like Jagger (3:21) -- Super Bass (3:22) -- What's My Name? (3:51) -- Work Out (3:46) -- You And I (4:07) -- Pumped Up Kicks (3:31) -- Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites (3:17) -- Paradise (Radio Edit) (4:38) -- Walk (4:16) -- If I Die Young (3:35) -- The Cave (3:37) -- Holocene (4:19) -- Just A Kiss (3:37) -- Mean (3:57) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: NARAS Grammy Nominees / Republic 2012

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Summary: Following the banning of his earlier novel, The Rainbow, D.H. Lawrence shocked his audience yet again with Women in Love. Combining elements of both novels, this adaptation focuses on the lives of two sisters, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen, as they struggle with their own loves, desires, passions, and relationships with two friends, Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich. As Ursula and Birkin's friendship...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOM RATED R

Summary: Liu Jin-xi is a village craftsman whose quiet life is irrevocably shattered by the arrival of two notorious gangsters in the local general store. When Liu single-handedly saves the shopkeeper's life, he comes under investigation by detective Xu Bai-jiu. Convinced that Liu's martial arts mastery belies a hidden history of training by one of the region's vicious clans, Xu doggedly pursues the shy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WU

Summary: Officer Nick Barron patrols the streets of Montreal with Station 19's newest officer, Ben Chartier. Back on the job after temporary leave, guilt-ridden Nick immediately clashes with overzealous Ben, but the two form an uneasy partnership. While responding to some of the city's most bizarre and violent crimes, the two officers learn the high cost of life on the force, both on and off duty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn 2016

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NIN

Elliot Lawrence Band

Contents: The rocker / Gerry Mulligan -- Bye bye blackbird / Henderson-Dixon -- Happy hooligan / Mulligan -- Mullenium / Mulligan -- My silent love / Dana-Suesse -- Bweebida bwobbida / Mulligan -- Strike up the band / Gershwin-Gershwin -- Apple core / Mulligan -- Elegy for two clarinets / Mulligan -- The swinging door / Mulligan-Sims -- But not for me / Gershwin -- Mr. President / Lester Young.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantasy 1955

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1 available in LP Phonograph Record, Call number: VINYL JAZZ LAW

Summary: Two episodes of the television show featuring a variety of comedy skits, songs, dances, and satires ; includes introductions to each episode by Carol Burnette, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway, and Harvey Korman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Whacko, Inc. 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Carol 2002

Summary: In a period of great conflict, a group of unlikely heroes led by Jyn Erso, a daring fugitive, and Cassian Andor, a rebel spy, band together on a desperate mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ROG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Rogue 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ROG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ro

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4 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI ROG

Summary: A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AFR

Summary: An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last perfect heist.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2004

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Summary: "Dan, a renowned war photographer struggling with PTSD, forms an unexpected bond with Sebastian, a Sudanese refugee, until one of his photographs unearths a dark secret from Sebastian's past"--back cover.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HEA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Top Shelf DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD
2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Ellington, Duke

Contents: Disc one. The star spangled banner -- Black and tan fantasy -- Rockin' in rhythm -- Moon mist -- Jumpin' punkins -- Portrait of Bert Williams -- (Portrait of) Bojangles -- Portrait of Florence Mills (Black Beauty) -- Ko-ko -- Dirge -- Stomp (Johnny come lately) -- Are you stickin'? -- Black (1st mov. of Black Brown and Beige)

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Prestige 1977

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Mighty Mighty Bosstones (Musical group)

Contents: Green Bay, Wisconsin -- The constant -- Wonderful day for the race -- Unified -- Divide -- Closer to nowhere -- Walked like a ghost -- The west ends -- Here we are -- The mad dash -- Absolutely wrong -- In honor of -- Hugo's wife -- After the music is over.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Big Rig Records 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK MIG

Summary: A young working-class genius is hauled back from the brink of self-destruction by a gifted counselor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GOO

Summary: Like Crazy beautifully illustrates how your first real love is as thrilling and blissful as it is fragile. When a British college student falls for her American classmate, they embark on a passionate and life-changing journey only to be separated by circumstances beyond their control. Like Crazy explores how a couple faces the real challenges of being together and of being apart.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Li

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIK

Contents: disc 1. Glorify Him / Darwin Hobbs -- Do you know Him (Trendsetters mix) / Marvin Sapp -- No way / Tye Tribbett & G.A. -- Let go (The Godson concept) / Kierra "KiKi" Sheard -- Set me free / Myron Butler & Levi -- Gonna lift your name / Anointed -- God didn't give up / Deitrick Haddon -- Save me / Mary Mary -- Purified / CeCe Winans -- I will find a way / Fred Hammond -- God is able / Smokie...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Verity/Word/Zomba Label Group 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS WOW
Call number: CD RELIGIOUS Wow

Ellington, Duke

Contents: Stompy Jones (6:38) -- Squeeze me (4:36) -- Big shoe (5:37) -- Going up (4:51) -- Just a memory (5:53) -- Let's fall in love (6:47) -- Ruint (2:32) -- Bend one (2:59) -- You need to rock (5:52).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Verve Records 1985

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD JAZZ ELL

Summary: Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV An 6

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