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Gordon Parks A Poet and His CameraViking (1968)
Book of photos and poems by Gordon Parks, with introduction by Stephen Spender. USA 1968 hardback book w/dustjacket ex-library plastic covered
All Souls' Rising by Madison Smartt Bell (1996)Penguin
This book rocks! The Haitian revolution - fab novel out of print s/hand paperback book (difft cover)
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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Talking At The GatesA Life Of James BaldwinFaber And Faber
s/hand 1st edition hardback w/dust-jacket James Campbell knew Baldwin for ten years before Baldwin's death in 1987. Based on interviews with his...
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Rootsby Alex HaleyVintage
(Difft cover). Secondhand paperback book
Muhammad Ali (The Unseen Archives)by William Strathmore (2001)
S/hand hardback photography book
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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...
In Love (1971)By Gordon ParksLippincott
Nice hardback book in good condition with dustjacket in plastic cover (ex-library with stamps - Milwaukee in point of fact)
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Searching for Robert Johnsonby Peter GuralnickSecker & Warburg
Secondhand small hardback book w/dustjacket
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Feel Like Going Home: Portraits in Blues and Rock'n'Rollby Peter GuralnickPenguin Books
This is the first volume of Guralnick's trilogy on American music. It gives vivid portraits of blues legends like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf and also...
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The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture and Styleby Nelson GeorgeHarper Collins
New hardback bookAn authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed...
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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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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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Our Auntie RosaThe Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life and LessonsJeremy P. Tarcher
The family of Rosa Parks share their remembrances of the woman who was not only the mother of the civil rights movement, but a nurturing mother figure...
Spike LeeDo the Right ThingAmmo
Including an unprecedented insider's look at the film, with behind-the-scenes visuals and interviews, this impressive book celebrates the impact of "Do...
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Soul of a Nation (BOOK)Art in the Age of Black Power
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 and pressures....
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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...
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Languages, Rhythm And SoundBlack Popular Cultures Into The 21st CenturyUniversity Of Pittsburgh Press
Description: Focusing on expressions of popular culture among blacks in Africa, the United States and the Caribbean, this collection of 15 multidisciplinary...
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....
Black Power 50Edited by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi WoodwardForeword by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Black Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics, and fashion that opened the eyes of millions of people across the globe. In the United...
Chester HimesRun, Man Run
secondhand paperback (slightly difft cover)
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Evidence Of things Not Seen (1985)by James Baldwin
UK 1st Edition hardback w/ dustjacket
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From Leroi Jones to Amiri Baraka: The Literary Works (1973)by Theodore R. Hudson
Original first edition hardback book (ex-library)
The LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka Reader (1991)by Amiri Baraka
1st edition hardback book w/dustjacket (ex-library with stamps etc)
James BaldwinOne Day When I Was LostCorgi
James Baldwin's screenplay based on Alex Haley's now classic The Autobiography Of Malcolm X . Out of print secondhand paperback book 
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NEW EDITION Freedom, Rhythm and Sound BOOKBy Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Records
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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Paul RobesonThe Years of Promise and AchievementUniversity of Massachusetts Press
USA PAPERBACK IMPORT Nearly 75% off original price! Compelling biography of a great American in his formative years. The son of a former slave,...
Dear John, Dear ColtranePoems by Michael S. HarperUniversity of Illinois Press
Dear John, Dear Coltrane was Michael S. Harper's first book of poems and a nominee for the National Book Award.Of it the Virginia Quarterly Review observed:...
From Black Power to Hip HopRacism, Nationalism, and FeminismTemple University Press
In these essays, Collins opens up new insights into contemporary American society and also into broad and enduring issues of sociological theory. She informs...
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