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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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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....
Why black power?by Joseph R. BarndtFriendship Press
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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
This title offers a superb collection of emotionally charged photographs that document a poignant day in American history. "This Is the Day" is a stirring...
RootsThe Saga of an American FamilyDa Capo Press
"Early in the spring of 1750, in the village of Juffure, four days upriver from the coast of The Gambia, West Africa, a man-child was born to Omoro and...
Come Back Charleston Blueby Chester HimesPenguin
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The Black Power Imperative (1985)by Theodore Cross
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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,...
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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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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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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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,...
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...
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...
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...
From Leroi Jones to Amiri Baraka: The Literary Works (1973)by Theodore R. Hudson
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The LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka Reader (1991)by Amiri Baraka
1st edition hardback book w/dustjacket (ex-library with stamps etc)
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,...
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...
Going To Meet The Manby James BaldwinCorgi
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Black Power and Urban Unrestby Nathan WrightHawthorn
First edition out-of-print original USA hardback book w/dustjacket
The Africanby Harold CourlanderNew English Library
First NEL edition. Original secondhand paperback. This story was the basis for Alex Haley's Roots
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...
Four Black Revolutionary Playsby LeRoi JonesThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
Original secondhand paperback book in G cond, sticker on front
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...
Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
An African American In South AfricaThe Travel Notes Of Ralph J. BuncheOhio University Press
A firsthand account of South Africa as experienced by a black American in the 1930s. Ralph Bunche, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, travelled...
Mexican-Americans of South Texas (Case Study in Cultural Anthropology)by William MadsenStanford University
Anthroplogical study - secondhand first edition 1964 USA paperback
Spunk: Three Tales by Zora Neale Hurstonby George C. WolfeTheatre Communications Group
The exploration and reevaluation of African-American culture George C. Wolfe began with his international success, The Coloured Museum, continues...
Uncle Tom's Childrenby Richard WrightHarper & Row Publishers
Set in the American Deep South, each of the powerful novellas collected here concerns an aspect of the lives of black people in the post-slavery era, exploring...
Rite of Passageby Richard WrightHarper Collins
Richard Wright, internationally acclaimed author of Black Boy and Native Son, gives us a coming-of-age story as compelling today as...
Tell Me How long The Train's Been Gone (1968)James BaldwinCorgi Books
Second-hand original usa paperback book 1969 Dell edition
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 UK paperback book...
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,...