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    Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?A Memoir by George ClintonAtria Books
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    Mo' Meta BluesThe World According to QuestloveHachette Books
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK - CHEAP!!! MO' META BLUES is a punch-drunk-on-culture memoir in which Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson tells his own story while tackling...
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    Pieces Of A ManGil Scott-Heron - By Marcus Baram
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    Aesthetic Of The CoolAfro-Atlantic Art and MusicPeriscope publishing
    50% OFF Fantastic, stunning deluxe large format IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK - the bomb! So cool it hurts ... Yale professor Robert Farris Thompson is a living...
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    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...
    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...
    Traditional Music in Coastal LouisianaThe 1934 Lomax Recordings by Joshua Clegg CafferyLouisiana State University Press
    £25 OFF!!! OVER 60% OFF!!! DELUXE USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!!! 300+ PAGES - nice! Alan Lomax's prolific sixty-four-year career as a folklorist and musicologist...
    Talking 'Bout Your MamaThe Dozens, Snaps, And The Deep Roots Of RapOxford University Press
    Import USA Paperback edition book From Two Live Crew's controversial comedy to Ice Cube's gangsta styling and the battle rhymes of a streetcorner cypher,...
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    Different DrummersRhythm & Race In The AmericasUniversity of California Press
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK. 66% OFF!!! £7! Long a taboo subject among critics, rhythm finally takes centre stage in this book's dazzling, wide-ranging...
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    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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    UptownPortrait of a Chicago Neighborhood in the Mid-1970sChicago's Book Press
    Wicked photogrpahy book. This book of striking black and white photographs forms a fascinating time capsule. The photos, taken during the mid 1970s,...
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    The Nigger FactoryBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Gil Scott-Heron's second novel, The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement on the way in which human beings are conditioned to think. On the campus...
    This is the DayThe March on WashingtonGetty Publications
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 65% OFF Original price This title offers a superb collection of emotionally charged photographs that document a poignant day...
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    The DreamMartin Luther King, Jr And The Speech That Inspired A NationEcco
    A riveting account of the origins and legacy of Martin Luther King's immortal "I Have a Dream" speech. On August 28th, 1963, when he delivered his "I...
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    The Last Holiday - A MemoirGil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Dr. Martin Luther King had a dream. And Stevie Wonder had a dream. This is a book about dreams.' In the autumn of 1980, Stevie Wonder invited Gil Scott-Heron...
    Flash Of The SpiritAfrican & Afro-American Art & PhilosophyVintage Books
    NEARLY 50% OFF THIS BOOK!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!! This is the BIBLE on African-American culture and art. Seminal text!
    Where Did Our Love Go?The Rise And Fall Of The Motown SoundOmnibus Press
    Secondhand paperback in good conditionThe acclaimed best selling story of Tamla Motown records - the most successful independent record label in the world....
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    Gotta Go Gotta FlowLife, Love, and Lust on Chicago's South Side From the SeventiesCity Files Press
    Michael Abramson takes out his small Leica camera at Pepper’s Hideout on Chicago’s South Side. 1974. Cool music. Cool scene. Over the next three years,...
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    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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    Message to Our Folks: The Art Ensemble of ChicagoPaul SteinbeckChicago University Press
    This year marks the golden anniversary of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the flagship band of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians....
    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...
    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,...
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    Eyes On The PrizeAmerica's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 Penguin
    25th Anniversary edition of the history of the civil rights movement, focusing on the unheralded activists who brought the movement to life.
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    Give 'Em Soul, RichardRace, Radio, and Rhythm and Blues in Chicago University of Illinois Press
    WICKED USA IMPORT - only £5!!! As either observer or participant, radio deejay and political activist, Richard E. Stamz witnessed every significant...
    Singing In A Strange LandC. L. Franklin, the Black Church and the Transformation of AmericaUniversity of Illinois Press
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK 60% OFF. Aretha Franklin's dad! Nick Salvatore's "Singing in a Strange Land" tells the story of C. L. Franklin (1915-1984), one of...
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    Howard L. Bingham'sBlack Panthers 1968AMMO
    Wicked photography book! The infamous Black Panther party made history as the radical African-American organization established to promote civil rights...
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    Controversy And HopeThe Civil Rights Photographs of James KaralesUniversity of South Carolina Press
    Controversy and Hope commemorates the civil rights legacy of James Karales (1930-2002), a professional photojournalist who documented the 1965 Selma to...
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    Uncloudy DaysThe Gospel Music EncyclopediaBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT BOOK OVER 50% OFF - MASSIVE!This comprehensive guide is a treasure chest of substantial profiles on the influential names in gospel music ...
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    Ralph EllisonInvisible ManPenguin Modern Classics
    Ellison's blistering and impassioned first novel, winner of the prestigious American National Book Award, tells the extraordinary story of a man who...
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    Pimp - The Story Of My LifeIceberg SlimCanongate
    The ultimate anti-hero, Iceberg Slim, takes you into the secret inner world of the pimp, and the smells, the sounds, the fears and petty triumphs of...
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    Black MusicLeroi Jones (Amira Baraka)Akashic Books,U.S.
    A reissue of a classic, long out of print, featuring a highly provocative and profoundly insightful collection of essays on jazz criticism, the creative...
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    Soul On IceBy Eldridge CleaverDelta
    The now-classic memoir that shocked, outraged, and ultimately changed the way America looked at the civil rights movement and the black experience.By turns...
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    Narratives of African American Art and IdentityDavid C.Driskell CollectionPomegranate Communications Inc
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    Blood BrothersThe Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm XBasic Books
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    Double ExposureAfrican Americans Before and Behind the CameraThe Amistad Center for Art & Culture
    Import USA small booklet 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Exhibition Catalogue, Published by The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Inc., 2008.
    The Other Side of ColorAfrican American Art in the Collection of Camille O.and William H.Cosby Jr.FlatIron Books
    £40 OFF!!!! OH MY GOD!!! WICKED LARGE FORMAT USA HARDBACK BOOKThis volume presents selections from the highly-respected Cosby collection of African American...
    Pillar of FireAmerica in the King Years 1963-65Simon & Schuster
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 60% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In the second volume of the three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began...
    The Black PresidencyBarack Obama and the Politics of Race in AmericaMariner
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    Soul of a Nation (BOOK)Art in the Age of Black Power
    BACK IN STOCK!!!!In the period of radical change that was 1963-1983, young Black artists at the beginning of their careers in the USA confronted key questions...
    A Choice Of WeaponsThe Autobiography Of Gordon ParksMinnesota Historical Society Press
    Gordon Parks (1912-2006) - the groundbreaking photographer, writer, composer, activist, and filmmaker - was only sixteen in 1928 when he moved from Kansas...
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    A Mighty Long WayMy Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High SchoolOne World
    Breaking her silence at last and sharing her story for the first time, Carlotta Walls has written an engrossing memoir that is a testament not only to...
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    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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    John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the MusicEdited by Leonard L. BrownOxford University Press
    Edited by prominent musician and scholar Leonard Brown, John Coltrane and Black America's Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music is a timely exploration...
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    Going Down Jericho RoadThe Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last CampaignNorton
    Memphis in 1968 was ruled by a paternalistic "plantation mentality". Wretched conditions, abusive white supervisors, poor education and low wages...
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    Martin Luther King, Jr:A LifePenguin
    Marshall Frady, the reporter who became the unofficial chronicler of the civil rights movement, here re-creates the life and turbulent times of its inspirational...
    Furious Cool That Made HimRichard Pryor and the World That Made HimAlgonquin
    40% OFF!!! USA HARDBACK BOOK Controversial and somewhat enigmatic in his lifetime, Richard Pryor's performances opened up a new world of possibilities,...
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    Langston HughesThe Value Of ContradictionArcadia Books
    This biography by Bonnie Greer gives us an insight into the controversial African-American writer and campaigner Langston Hughes. Hughes campaigned tirelessly...
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    Mine Eyes Have Seen The GloryThe Life Of Rosa ParksPhoenix
    On 1 December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, a quiet and dignified 42-year-old black seamstress refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. Her arrest...
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    The Games Black Girls PlayLearning The Ropes From Double-Dutch To Hip-HopNew York University Press
    When we think of African American popular music, our first thought is probably not of double-dutch: girls bouncing between two twirling ropes, keeping...
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    Lift Every VoiceThe NAACP And The Makings Of The Civil Rights MovementThe New Press
    The first major history of America's oldest civil rights organisation. When it was founded in 1909, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored...
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