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Black Awakening in Capitalist America: An Analytic History

By: "Allen, Robert L."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Garden City, NY", 1970

Seller ID: 8NT052

"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, square. Appears unread. 305 pages. ""discusses the relationship between the power elite and Black discontent...finds very little difference between those motivations and methods which create and maintain colonialism abroad and those which prevent Black self-determination in the United States.""" View more info

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I Know why the Caged Bird Sings

By: "angelou, Maya"

Price: $1.50

Seller ID: 9780553279375

A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the "New York Times" bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the dignity and courage of black men and women, Angelou paints a sometimes disquieting, but always affecting picture of the people--and the times--that touched her life. View more info

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Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas

By: "Angelou, Maya"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553251999

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"Marching to freedom;: The life of Martin Luther King, Jr"

By: "Bleiweiss, Robert M"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: American Education Publications:

Seller ID: B0006BTU1S

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The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: "Bois, W. E. B. Du, Bois, William Edward Burghardt Du"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 9780486280417

In this founding work in the literature of black protest, Du Bois eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy would only serve to perpetuate black oppression. View more info

"Jew-Hatred as History: An Analysis of the Nation of Islam's ""the Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews"""

By: "Caplan, Marc"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1994)"

Seller ID: 90Y017

"A response to the Nation of Islam's' statement about Jews in America and their participation in the slave trade. 48 pages, 10x6.75"" (25.4x17.1cm)." View more info

"Chronicles of Black Protest (Original Title: Chronicles of Negro Protest, A Background Book for Young People Documenting the History of Black Power)"

By: "Chambers, Bradford (ed.) (Dr. C. Eric Lincoln, intro.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: 1969

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 10P027

"As new except for rubbed cover edges and library stamp inside back cover (no other library markings). ""the forgotten history of an heroic heritage. Contrary to popular belief, today's (1968) Black protest is not a new phenomenon on the American scene. Behind the storybook history of America, there is a ' hidden history' - one in which brave men, both Black and White, spoke out, fought and sometimes died in battling grim centuries of oppression and injustic... View more info

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The Buses Roll

By: "Coles, Robert (Carol Baldwin & Peter Whitney, photos)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, W W NORTON & CO INC: c1974

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 04Y007

"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Edgewear, slight corner bump, small crack across spine, and light foxing to end papers. ""1968, an important event was getting underway in Berkeley, California - the desegregation of its school system…poignant and instructive photographs capture the essence of the program in action...distinguished psychiatrist...Robert Coles'...text records his own observations and the actual words of the administrators, teachers, and par... View more info


By: "Coles, Robet"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Mariner Books:

Seller ID: 395599235

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Lincoln's Negro Policy

By: "Cox, Earnest Sevier "

Price: $24.95

Publisher: The Noontide Press, The Noontide Press: 1938

Seller ID: 7-5T019

"As new except for a few faint marks to back cover. The author worked with the ""Back-to-Africa"" movement…shows that Abraham Lincoln repeatedly advocated repatriation of the American Negro in a land of his own where the race would not lose its purity""..." View more info

Broadsides From the Other Orders: A Book of Bugs

By: "Hubbell, Sue"

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780679753001

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Till We Have faces

By: "Lewis, C.S."

Price: $4.50

Seller ID: 36816

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The Negro Pilgrimage in America

By: "Lincoln, C. Eric"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: NY, 1967

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 09P012

"Unread. Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, light age soil to exterior page edges, square. Small chip on to corner of front cover. Illustrated with black and white photos throughout. ""the true stories of the contributions, the history and the heritage of American Negroes, from 1600 to the Present! (1967) with an easy-reference chronology of important events."" 184 indexed pages including chronology." View more info

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"Pop Dreams: Music, Movies, and the Media in the American 1960's"

By: "Loss, Archie"

Price: $8.00


Seller ID: 9780155041462

In one compact volume, POP DREAMS analyzes the trends, events, and personalities that influenced American culture from 1945 to 1970. The discussion broadens students' understanding of major events in popular culture by putting those events in historical context. View more info

The Woman's Comfort Book A Self-Nurturing Guide for Restoring Balance in Your Life

By: "Louden, Jennifer"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco:

Seller ID: 62505316

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Color of Water: a black man's tribute to his White Mother

By: "McBride, James"

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 9781573225786

The phenomenal New York Times bestseller for over 100 weeks is an unforgettable memoir of McBride's mother and his interracial family. View more info

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The Color of Water 10th Anniversary Edition

By: "McBride, James"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Riverhead Trade:

Edition: 10

Seller ID: 9781594481925

The "New York Times"bestselling story from the author of "The Good Lord Bird," 2013 National Book Award Finalist in Fiction. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black children. James McBride, journalist, musician, and son, explores his mother's past, as well as his own upbringing and heritage, in a poignant and powerful debut, "The Color Of Water: A Black Man's Tribut... View more info

"Artists World, The"

By: "McDarrah, Fred W."

Price: $2.00

Seller ID: 53449

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Discrimination: Based on the Report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights

By: "Mendelson, Wallace"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "Englewood Cliffes, NJ", 1962

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 38T015

"Perfect reading for this 50th anniversary year of the March on Washington - a factual report card on civil rights at that time. Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Covers creases from corner bump on bottom spine corner. Remainder marks on top edge. ""a resume of the recent five-volume report of the United States Commission on Civil Rights""" View more info

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Coming of Age in Mississippi

By: "Moody, Anne"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: BANTAM DELL:

Seller ID: 9780440314882

Written without a trace of sentimentality or apology, this is an unforgettable personal story--the truth as a remarkable young woman named Anne Moody lived it. To read her book is to know what it is to have grown up black in Mississippi in the forties an fifties--and to have survived with pride and courage intact. In this now classic autobiography, she details the sights, smells, and suffering of growing up in a racist society and candidily reveals the soul of a blac... View more info