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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
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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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    Out of print UK 1st edn. hardback w/dustjacket in good condition
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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...
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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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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,...
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,...
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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James Brown: Godfather of Soulby James Brown and Bruce TuckerSidgwick & Jackson
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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...
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
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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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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...
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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....
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...
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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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:...
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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...