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The Heat's onby Chester HimesPanther
Harlem Detectives Coffin Ed and Grave Digger are at it again - comedy crime caper grooviness from the great Chester Himes.Original USA paperback...
Just above My Headby James BaldwinDell
Secondhand USA paperback
Native Son / Black Boyby Richard Wright
Two classic novels back to back. Secondhand paperback
Native Son (1940)Richard WrightHarper Perennial
Gripping and furious, "Native Son" follows Bigger Thomas, a young black man who is trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago. Unwittingly involved...
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Gordon ParksNo Excuses
Gordon Parks overcame the obstacles of poverty and racism and never gave up on his dreams. He attributes his drive for excellence to his mother who told...
The Last PoetsBy Christine Otten
New book on the LAST POETS - first ever!Description: Harlem, 1969. The air is charged with hope and revolution. The Black Panters are in their...
The VultureBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
Gil-Scott Heron's book was first published in 1970. THE VULTURE is a hip and fast-moving thriller. It relates the strange story of the murder of a teenage...
Black Power and Student Rebellionby James McEvoy and Abraham MillerWadsworth Publishing
Second-hand 1969 hardback book, ex-library with stamps etc
Seize the Time: Story of the Black Panther Partyby Bobby Seale
Out-of-print secondhand paperback 1970 edition
Black Poets of the United StatesBy Jean Wagner
1973 secondhand usa hardrback (with dustjacket) ex-library w/ stamps
To Smile In AutumnGordon Parks: A Memoir
Gordon Parks was born with, he says, a stubborn need to be somebody. Though Parks is remembered most notably as a photographer and filmmaker, on his enthralling...
Now and ThenThe Poems Of Gil Scott-HeronCannongate
This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes...
Black Danceby Edward Thorpechatto & windus
This is a study of Black dance from its origins in Africa, in the slave songs and dances of the Caribbean and the American South through the minstrel shows...
Forerunners of Black Power: The rhetoric of abolitionby Ernest G BormannPrentice-Hall. Inc
Out of print first edition paperback ex-library w/ stamps
Retreat to the Ghetto : The End of a Dreamby Thomas L. BlairWildwood House
Hardback first edition w/ dustjacket on good condition
Blues PeopleBy LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)Harper Perennial
Seminal work from playwright, poet, critic and activist LeRoi Jones, later known as Amiri Baraka, in which the author traces the influence of jazz and...
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Why black power?by Joseph R. BarndtFriendship Press
Original USA 1968 paperback book first edition 
A Change Is Gonna ComeMusic, Race And The Soul Of AmericaCanongate Books
This volume chronicles more than 40 years of black music: from the hopeful, angry refrains of the Freedom Movement to the slick pop of Motown; from Woodstock...
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City KidA Writer's Memoir Of Ghetto Life And Post-Soul SuccessViking
Nelson George was the nerd of his ghetto neighbourhood; the kid who devoured Captain America comics, Ernest Hemingway novels, and album liner notes. City...
The Black Power RevoltA Collection Of EssaysBarbour
Second-hand paperback (stickers/tape/ex-library)
The Impossible Revolution? Black Power and the American Dreamby Lewis M. KillianRandom House
Secondhand USa paperback, (small tear on front, writing on first page)
Group HarmonyThe Black Urban Roots Of Rhythm & BluesUniversity Of Pennsylvania Press
In 1948 the Orioles, a Baltimore-based vocal group, recorded "It's Too Soon to Know." Combining the sound of Tin Pan Alley with gospel and blues sensibilities,...
Mo' Meta BluesThe World According to QuestloveHachette Books
MO' META BLUES is a punch-drunk-on-culture memoir in which Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson tells his own story while tackling the greats, the lates,...
James BaldwinA BiographyMichael Joseph
Authorized by Baldwin before his death in 1987, this biography is written by his former assistant (from 1964-1967), David Leeming - they met in Turkey...
Aesthetic Of The CoolAfro-Atlantic Art and MusicPeriscope publishing
Fantastic deluxe large format book! £15 off retail price! Yale professor Robert Farris Thompson is a living legend. He started writing about the...
Listen Whitey! The Sights And Sounds Of Black Power 1965-1975Fantagraphics Books
Noted music producer and scholar Pat Thomas spent five years in Oakland, CA researching Listen, Whitey! The Sights and Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975....
James BaldwinThe Amen CornerCorgi
Second-hand UK harback first edition ex library w/dustjacket
Profiles In Black PowerBy James HaskinsDoubleday
Second-hand hardback missing dustjacket
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