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    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
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    The Death and Life of Malcolm Xby Peter GoldmanHarper & Row
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      secondhand USA paperback in good condition
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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    Cast the First Stoneby Chester HimesAllison & Busby
    Himes' novel that rips aside the barred doors of prison life. A story of what happens to a man in prison; a vivid re-creation of a perverse society with...
    The Vice LordsWarriors of the Streets
    Rare USA small secondhand book in good condition - cultural anthropology case studies about the legendary street gang. This is 1978 edition with different...
    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...
    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...
    James BaldwinBlues For Mister CharlieCorgi
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy (difft cover)
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    The Rhythms Of Black Folks : Race, Religion and Pan-Africanismby Jon Michael SpencerAfrica World Press
    In this book, Jon Michael Spencer argues that African rhythm, particularly African rhythm in the New World, gives rise to the distinctive qualities of...
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    Mo' Meta BluesThe World According to QuestloveHachette Books
    Import USA Hardback edition book OVER 50% OFF!!!! MO' META BLUES is a punch-drunk-on-culture memoir in which Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson tells his own...
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    Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain't That Funkin' Kinda Hard on You?A Memoir by George ClintonAtria Books
    Import USA Paperback edition book OVER 50% OFF! Now, finally, after fifty years in the business, George Clinton is ready to deliver the whole P-Funk saga....
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    Why black power?by Joseph R. BarndtFriendship Press
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      Original USA 1968 paperback book first edition with some creasing, ageing
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    Furious Passage of James Baldwinby F M EckmanM. Evans & Company
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    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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    RootsAlex HaleyDa Capo Press
    USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF Original price "Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure, four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia, West...
    Spike LeeThat's My Story And I'm Sticking To ItW. W Norton & Company
    s/hand hardback ex-library w/stamps plastic covered dustjacket
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    Come Back Charleston Blueby Chester HimesPenguin
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    If They Come In The Morningby Angela DavisOrbach and Chambers
    Rare Out-of-print edition 1971 first edition paperback in good condition (ageing) but with tear on front top left cover 100% Guarantee on this and all...
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    The Black Power Imperative (1985)by Theodore Cross
    Large USA secondhand paperback in ok condition
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    The Black Power RevoltA Collection Of EssaysBarbour
    Second-hand USA paperback in good condition (name written inside)
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    James Baldwin: Artist on Fireby W.J. WeatherbyMichael Joseph
    A portrait of James Baldwin tracing his development from the ghettos of Harlem to Paris and back to America where his active participation in civil rights...
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    I Am Not Your NegroFrom texts by James BaldwinPenguin Books
    In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered...
    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...
    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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    All Souls' Rising by Madison Smartt Bell (1996)Penguin
    This book rocks! The Haitian revolution - fab novel out of print s/hand paperback book in ok condition
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    Trick Baby (1967)By Iceberg SlimPayback Press
    This novel charts the rise of White Folks, a light-skinned African-American who uses his colour as his trump card in the tough game of the con. Blue-eyed,...
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    Chester HimesRun Man Run
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    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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    Talking At The GatesA Life Of James BaldwinFaber And Faber
    s/hand 1st edition hardback no dust-jacket in good condition James Campbell knew Baldwin for ten years before Baldwin's death in 1987. Based on interviews...
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    Black Fire: An Anthology of Afro-American Writingby Author Amiri Baraka and Professor of Economics Larry NealWilliam Morrow
    The defining work of the Black Arts Movement, Black Fire is at once a rich anthology and an extraordinary source document. Nearly 200 selections, including...
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      Secondhand USA paperback (different earlier edition to pic). 2nd edition 1970.
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    Sacred SteelInside an African American Steel Guitar TraditionUniversity of Illinois Press
    50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! Author Robert L. Stone follows the sound of steel guitar into the...
    The Motown StarsThe Life and Times of Together Publications
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    Pieces Of A ManGil Scott-Heron - By Marcus Baram
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    Black Political Power in Americaby Chuck StoneThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
    USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic, ex library w/stamps in good condition
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    James Baldwinby Carolyn Wedin SylvanderFredrick Ungar Publishing
    Early essays1st edition USA paperback in good condition, name on front page
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    White Ethics and Black Power: The Emergence of the West Side Organizationby William W EllisAldine Publishing Company
    USA hardback first edition with dustjacket in plastic. Ex library with stamps and stickers, some underlined text but in good conditionRare 1969 book -...
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    Trying to Get OverAfrican American Directors after Blaxploitation, 1977-1986University of Texas Press
    From 1972 to 1976, Hollywood made an unprecedented number of films targeted at black audiences. But following this era known as "blaxploitation," the momentum...
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    Party MusicThe Inside Story of the Black Panthers' Band and How Black Power Transformed Soul MusicLawrence Hill Books
    Examining the culture and politics of the Black Power era of the late 1960s, this book explores the relationship of soul music to the Black Power movement...
    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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    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
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    Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessaryby Spike LeeVintage
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    James Brown: Godfather of Soulby James Brown and Bruce TuckerSidgwick & Jackson
    Secondhand 1st edition hardback book w/dust jacket
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    Rootsby Alex HaleyVintage
    (Difft cover). Secondhand paperback book
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    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...
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    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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