[Atlanta]: Negro Publication Society of America, 1943. First Edition. First State, with "Belt" and "19" inverted on the fifteenth line of the contents page. Slim octavo (21.75cm); printed wrappers, stapled; ,5-30,pp. Some toning, light wear, and handling to wrappers, a few small inked numbers at lower copyright page, with a few old penciled notations erased from pp.11, 20-21; Very Good. A short but powerful collection of Hughes's protest poems, including "The Black Man Speaks," "Democracy," "Note to All Nazis," "How About It, Dixie," and "Jim Crow's Last Stand." Issued as No.2 in the NPSA's "Race and Culture Series." While adequately held in institutions, an uncommon pamphlet in commerce, particularly in the first state. DICKINSON 14; not in BLOCKSON.