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Black Voices from Prison [...] and Other Inmates of Indiana State Prison
New York: Pathfinder Press, 1970. Second printing of the first English-language edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original black pictorial wrappers; 189pp. Extremities slightly rubbed, very occasional pencil underlining, else Very Good and sound. "A Merit Book." Anthology edited by a former inmate whose first book Poems from Prison was published by Broadside...
[Item #25086]
Price: $25.00
 
Black Voices from Prison [...] and Other Inmates of Indiana State Prison
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ZBC 1994: A Geonomical Solution to the Problem of Haphazard Black Migration
San Ramon, CA: San Ramon Valley Counseling, Consultation and Education Services, 1972. First printing, simultaneous with a hardcover edition. Octavo (23cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 157, [70]pp. Mild soil to covers, else Near Fine. Analysis of American racial conflict from a geographical perspective, suggesting a solution lies in altering the migration...
[Item #25085]
Price: $25.00
 
ZBC 1994: A Geonomical Solution to the Problem of Haphazard Black Migration
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Judith's Blues
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1973. First Edition. The native Rhode Island author's first collection of poetry. An influential (if largely unsung), widely-anthologized voice in the Black Arts Movement, Simmons was a performer with Amiri Baraka in San Francisco and Oakland, and was a prominent editor, reviewer and broadcaster. In her later...
[Item #25084]
Price: $30.00
 
Judith's Blues
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The Folk Roots of Contemporary Afro-American Poetry
Detroit: Broadside Press, [1974]. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21.5cm.); white pictorial card wrappers printed in red and black; 80pp. Some very minor uneven toning to wrapper extremities, else Fine. Broadside Critics Series no. 3. Issued simultaneously in cloth. Study of the influence of Johann Herder and W.E.B. DuBois on...
[Item #25083]
Price: $25.00
 
The Folk Roots of Contemporary Afro-American Poetry
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The Cotton Club: New Poems
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. Major's fourth collection of poetry, poems which, according to Eugene Redmond, attempt to "preserve and present a black past using traditional themes of the mulatto, violence against blacks, the creation and development of jazz and blues." First Printing. Slim Octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers, stapled;...
[Item #25081]
Price: $20.00
 
The Cotton Club: New Poems
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Scarecrow
Garden City: Doubleday, 1970. First Edition. Octavo (22cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 293pp. Remainder spray to bottom edge of text block, else straight and tight in lightly soiled, VG+ dustwrapper. The author's first novel, a detective story "... of many dimensions: sex, drugs, mythology, witchcraft, violence, deformity, tenderness, fear, diabolic possession...
[Item #25079]
Price: $35.00
 
Scarecrow
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The Weeping Poet
New York: Carlton Press, 1975. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Cloth boards; dustjacket; 48pp. Fine in lightly dusted jacket, Near Fine. Self-published collection by an Alabama author. Much on the plight of the black urban poor, especially women; as the title warns, Ms. Rutledge's work has a tendency toward the lachrymose.
[Item #25078]
Price: $45.00
 
The Weeping Poet
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We A BaddDDD People
Detroit: Broadside Press, 1971. Sanchez's second collection of revolutionary poetry, with an introduction by Dudley Randall. Second Printing. Slim octavo (21.5cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 72pp; illus. Hint of foxing to upper edge of text, else Fine and unread.
[Item #25076]
Price: $25.00
 
We A BaddDDD People
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The Clarion People
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 180pp. Spotting to upper edge of text block, else a tight, Near Fine copy in Fine, unworn dustwrapper. The Philadelphia author's first novel, of crime and poverty in an inner-city Black ghetto.
[Item #25075]
Price: $45.00
 
The Clarion People
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Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down [Limited Paperback Edition]
Garden City: Doubleday, 1969. First Edition. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 177pp. Covers very slightly toned at extremities, else Fine. Reed's second novel, a black-themed wild-west parody. This "Limited Paperback Edition" from Doubleday (as stated on front wrapper) was presumably an advance review copy, though absent a bibliography we can't definitely...
[Item #25074]
Price: $50.00
 
Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down [Limited Paperback Edition]
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Journal of Black Poetry: 1st Pan African Issue - Vol.1, No.13 (Winter-Spring 1970)
San Francisco: Journal of Black Poetry, 1970. First Edition. Large issue of this Black Arts literary journal, featuring contributions by Wanda Coleman, Marvin X, Sister Zubena, Sarah Webster Fabio, Pearl Cleage, Audre Lorde, Nikki Grimes, Amiri Baraka, Edward Braithwaite and others. Quarto (28.25cm); illustrated wrappers, stapled; 116pp, [4]; illus. Some...
[Item #25073]
Price: $35.00
 
Journal of Black Poetry: 1st Pan African Issue - Vol.1, No.13 (Winter-Spring 1970)
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Black Volume
Mount Vernon, NY: A & J Press, 1973. "Revised Edition" Shands's first book, collecting 28 poems "for mature readers...varying in theme from Vietnam to mental illness and in form from sonnet to haiku..." The author was a former lecturer in the English department at Baruch College in New York City.  Laudatory...
[Item #25072]
Price: $45.00
 
Black Volume
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A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
[Chicago: Third World Press, 1969]. First Edition. First printing. Quarto (28cm.); bifolium, upper panel illustrated by Jeff Donaldson. Fine. Long poem, partly set on the moon, by a member of the Black Arts Movement.
[Item #25071]
Price: $35.00
 
A Folk Fabel [sic] (For My People) [cover title]
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The Anti-Slavery Reporter and Aborigines' Friend. Series V, Vol. 32, no. 2, July, 1942
London: Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society, 1942. First Edition. Octavo (24.5cm.); staplebound self-wrappers; [53]-66pp. Dust-soiling, edge wear from handling with very shallow separation at spine crown; about Very Good.
[Item #25070]
Price: $25.00
 
The Anti-Slavery Reporter and Aborigines' Friend. Series V, Vol. 32, no. 2, July, 1942
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Another Kind of Rain: Poems
Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, [1970]. First Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in white and grey pictorial dust jacket; [8],86,[2]pp. Jacket fore-edge a bit foxed, else Very Good. Forms part of the Pitt Poetry Series. African-American poet's first published work.
[Item #25069]
Price: $25.00
 
Another Kind of Rain: Poems
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Jordanstown
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1937. First Edition. Portrays a working-class midwesterner's attempt to establish a farmer-consumer cooperative among onion-pickers and striking factory workers during the Depression. Praised by Blake as a "sensitive, poetic novel." Johnson won the Pulitzer Prize for her first novel "Now in November" (1935). RIDEOUT p.298...
[Item #25063]
Price: $50.00
 
Jordanstown
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Conference Proceedings. Southwide Conference of Black Elected Officials, Dec. 11-14, 1968. Dinkler Hotel, Atlanta Georgia. Sponsored by the Voter Education Project Southern Regional Council, Inc.
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1968. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 62pp; illus. Fine. Includes statements by Vernon Jordan, Vivian Henderson, James Mays, Richard Hatcher, Shirley Chilsholm, others; numerous portraits (halftones) and views of the conference. Uncommon, and a key document in the evolution of Black leadership in the South.
[Item #25061]
Price: $125.00
 
Conference Proceedings. Southwide Conference of Black Elected Officials, Dec. 11-14, 1968. Dinkler Hotel, Atlanta Georgia. Sponsored by the Voter Education Project Southern Regional Council, Inc.
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The Economic Status of Negroes: in the Nation and in the South
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, N.d. [1962?]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 23pp. Fine. Author was Chair of the Department of Economics at Fisk University. "...there is, in reality, little cause for optimism regarding rapid change in the status of Negroes in the near future..."
[Item #25060]
Price: $45.00
 
The Economic Status of Negroes: in the Nation and in the South
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Special Report. A Study of Negro Farmers in South Carolina
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1962. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 20pp. Fine. "This report seeks to give brief but accurate description of the meaning which federal agricultural programs have for Negro farmers in the Deep South."
[Item #25059]
Price: $45.00
 
Special Report. A Study of Negro Farmers in South Carolina
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The Present Dilemma of the Negro. An Address Before the Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Council November 2, 1967
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1967. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Corner-stapled wrappers; 17pp. Fine. Major statement, in the wake of the riots of the summer of 1967, by the influential African-American psychiatrist and civil rights leader, later first African-American president of the American Psychological Association. "...During the past few...
[Item #25058]
Price: $75.00
 
The Present Dilemma of the Negro. An Address Before the Annual Meeting of the Southern Regional Council November 2, 1967
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November 15, 1964. What Happened in the South?
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1964. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Corner-stapled wrappers; 11pp. Fine. Report on the effect of the SRC's Voter Education Project on the outcome of the 1964 Presidential election. "Of the six southern states carried by the Democratic Party in the 1964 Presidential election, four (Arkansas...
[Item #25057]
Price: $50.00
 
November 15, 1964. What Happened in the South?
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On the National Crisis. A Statement by the Southern Regional Council, August 1967
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1967. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 7pp. Fine. Position paper from this southern civil rights advocacy group on the 1967 race riots in Detroit, Newark and elsewhere.
[Item #25056]
Price: $45.00
 
On the National Crisis. A Statement by the Southern Regional Council, August 1967
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Special Report. September 1965. School Desegregation: Old Problems Under A New Law
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1965. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 23pp. Fine. On the failure of implementation of desegregation guidelines throughout the South in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education.
[Item #25055]
Price: $30.00
 
Special Report. September 1965. School Desegregation: Old Problems Under A New Law
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Special Report. School Desegregation 1966: the Slow Undoing
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, 1966. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 46,[8]pp. Fine. On the failure of implementation of desegregation guidelines throughout the South in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education. 8-pp Appendix includes facsimiles of handwritten letters from victims of racial discrimination.
[Item #25054]
Price: $45.00
 
Special Report. School Desegregation 1966: the Slow Undoing
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Special Report. Hungry Children
Atlanta: Southern Regional Council, N.d. [1967?]. First Edition. Quarto (11" x 8-1/2"). Side-stapled wrappers; 48pp. Fine. Report by six medical professionals on the chronic malnourishment of rural children in the South and Appalachia.
[Item #25053]
Price: $30.00
 
Special Report. Hungry Children

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