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1.

Let's Go Some Where. Introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks
Chicago: Third World Press, 1973. Second Printing. Chicago poet's fourth published collection. With an introduction by Gwendolyn Brooks; cover blurbs by Brooks and Sonia Sanchez. Octavo (21cm). Stapled, illustrated wrappers; 32pp. Mild rubbing to covers; Very Good.
[Item #14682]
Price: $20.00
 
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The Messenger
New York: Farrar, Straus, 1963. First Edition. Wright's acclaimed first novel, of a young southern black man's travails in New York City at the opening of the Civil Rights era. Octavo (21cm). Black paper-covered boards backed with white linen; 217pp. Faint sticker residue to front free endpaper, else a tight...
[Item #14085]
Price: $50.00
 
The Messenger
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Voo Doo / Love Magic
Chicago: Third World Press, 1974. First Edition. The Mississippi poet's first published collection. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound, illustrated wrappers; 23pp. Fine.
[Item #14681]
Price: $20.00
 
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Action Patterns in School Desegregation - A Guidebook
Bloomington: Phi Beta Kappa, 1959. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial wrappers; 276pp. Ink ownership markings to title page (with black felt tip "X" over them), else a tight, clean, VG copy.
[Item #16691]
Price: $15.00
 
Action Patterns in School Desegregation - A Guidebook
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Black Politics in Philadelphia
New York: Basic Books, Inc. 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 228pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else clean, bright copy in very good dustwrapper.
[Item #15253]
Price: $20.00
 
Black Politics in Philadelphia
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How the Federal Government Builds Ghettos
New York: National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing, 1967. Second Printing. From the foreword: "This pamphlet constitutes a charge by the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing that the Federal Government builds ghettos. It is primarily responsible for undergirding a ghetto system that dominates, distorts, and despoils every aspect of...
[Item #16692]
Price: $25.00
 
How the Federal Government Builds Ghettos
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The Negro in Tennessee, 1865-1880
Washington, D.C. Associated Publishers, 1941. First Edition. Major study of Reconstruction-era policies in African-American education, suffrage, and civil rights. The author was a professor of history at Fisk University. Octavo. Green textured cloth, lettered in black on spine and front cover; 306pp. Shallow crease to fore edge of about six...
[Item #16139]
Price: $85.00
 
The Negro in Tennessee, 1865-1880
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Negro National Colonial Question
n.p. Communist League, 1973. First Edition. Anonymously written Marxist-Leninist analysis of the ongoing economic enslavement of African Americans under capitalism. The Communist League was a predecessor to the Communist Labor Party, which it formed by alliance with the League of Revolutionary Black Workers in the mid-1970s. Quarto (27cm). Staple bound...
[Item #16459]
Price: $75.00
 
Negro National Colonial Question
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Political Participation: A study of the participation by Negroes in the electoral and political processes in 10 Southern States since passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965
Washington, D.C. United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; 256pp. Spine slightly sunned; neat ownership label to front endpaper, else clean tight and unmarked; Very Good.
[Item #16694]
Price: $20.00
 
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A Quarter Century of the Black Experience in Elementary and Secondary Education, 1950-1975
N.p. By the author, 1976. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; 94pp; ports. Inscribed by author on front endpaper, but a large black "X" has been drawn over the inscription, as well as over the private ownership markings. Text clean, tight and unmarked.
[Item #16693]
Price: $20.00
 
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Race For Justice: Mumia Abu-Jamal's Fight Against the Death Penalty
Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards (hardcover); 272pp. Fine, unread copy, lacking jacket (as issued?). Scarce in cloth.
[Item #16720]
Price: $25.00
 
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American Negro Slave Revolts
New York: International Publishers, 1968. Reprint. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 409pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a sharp, unmarked copy, lightly soiled on covers. A Marxist analysis.
[Item #15238]
Price: $12.00
 
American Negro Slave Revolts
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The New Negro
Notre Dame: Fides Publishers, 1961. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 145pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Mild sunning; small clips to corners of both front and back jacket flaps; else clean copy in very...
[Item #15350]
Price: $20.00
 
The New Negro
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Black Resistance Movements in the United States and Africa 1800-1993
New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1995. First Edition. Octavo. Blue pictorial wrappers; 327pp; includes bibliography. Lightly soiled and rubbed; else a very good unmarked copy.
[Item #15269]
Price: $40.00
 
Black Resistance Movements in the United States and Africa 1800-1993
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Cities Under Siege: An Anatomy of the Ghetto Riots, 1964-1968
New York: Basic Books, Inc. 1971. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 436pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Price-clipped; lightly rubbed jacket; else clean copy in very good dustjacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15463]
Price: $15.00
 
Cities Under Siege: An Anatomy of the Ghetto Riots, 1964-1968
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Confrontation: Black and White
Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 321pp; includes bibliography. An ex-library reading copy, with typical indications including shelf label, card pocket, and accession stamps. Moderate edgewear and rubbing to jacket; small nicks to upper edges; else textual unmarked copy in good dustjacket.
[Item #15374]
Price: $15.00
 
Confrontation: Black and White
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Confrontation: Black and White
Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. 1965. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 321pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing to jacket; else textual unmarked copy in very good dustjacket.
[Item #15456]
Price: $25.00
 
Confrontation: Black and White
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Malcolm X: The Man and His Ideas
New York: Merit Publishers, 1969. Later Printing. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet; 22pp; cover portrait. Minimal wear; clean, tight and Near Fine. Eighth Printing.
[Item #16172]
Price: $12.00
 
Malcolm X: The Man and His Ideas
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Americans Save America: Solution to America's Racial Dilemma: Separate and Equal Negro States
New York: Pageant Press, Inc. 1966. First Edition. The author argues against intergration, forseeing "reactions so violent that daily living will be shadowed by terrorist tactics, anarchy, and perhaps even a second Civil War." Chachas believes the solution is to give African Americans their own states in which they could...
[Item #15416]
Price: $15.00
 
Americans Save America: Solution to America's Racial Dilemma: Separate and Equal Negro States
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A Black Physician's Story: Bringing Hope in Mississippi
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1985. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 183pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing to dustjacket with adhesive residue to front right corner; appears unread; tight copy in very...
[Item #15423]
Price: $35.00
 
A Black Physician's Story: Bringing Hope in Mississippi
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Chronology of Notable Events and Dates in the History of the African and His Descendants During the Period of Slavery and the Slave Trade
Washington: The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc. 1970. First Edition. Ocatvo (22cm). Staple-bound, illustrated wrappers; 71pp. Old sticker residue to front wrapper, else a clean, Very Good copy.
[Item #15075]
Price: $25.00
 
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James Shepherd Pike: Republicanism and the American Negro, 1850-1882
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1978. Reprint. Octavo. Cloth boards; 249pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Else a sharp, unmarked copy, lightly soiled on covers.
[Item #15239]
Price: $15.00
 
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Black Power White Control: The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 356pp; includes bibliography. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Appears unread; price-clipped; a crisp, clean copy in very good or better dustjacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15461]
Price: $15.00
 
Black Power White Control: The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago
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Children of Longing
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 140pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Price-clipped; aged toned jacket; clean, crisp copy with unmarked text.
[Item #15436]
Price: $15.00
 
Children of Longing
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The Confrontation: Black Power, Anti-Semitism and the Myth of Integration
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1970. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 239pp. Removed from a non-circulating private library, with ink ownership markings to front endpaper and accompanying black ink elisions from de-accession. Slight rubbing to jacket; else clean, crisp copy in very good jacket with unmarked text.
[Item #15352]
Price: $15.00
 
The Confrontation: Black Power, Anti-Semitism and the Myth of Integration


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