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    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
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    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!
    If They Come In The Morningby Angela DavisOrbach and Chambers
    Rare Out-of-print edition 1971 first edition paperback in good condition (ageing) and creasing to spine and cover 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
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    Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
    In Love (1971)By Gordon ParksLippincott
    Nice collectible hardback book in good condition with dustjacket in ok cond
    Imamu Amiri Baraka: A Collection of Critical Essaysby Leroi JonesTwentieth Century View
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      Sleeve condition: VG-Original USA paperback, ex-library, well worn copy, creasing, ageing
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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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    Black Drama Anthologyby Ron Milner & Woodie KingA Meridian Book
    Includes work by Archie Shepp, Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka
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      s/hand USA out of print paperback in ok cond (sticker on front)
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    Black PantherThe Revolutionary Art of Emory DouglasRizzoli International Publications
    The Black Panther newspaper was founded to articulate the party's message, and artist Emory Douglas became the paper's art director and later the party's...
    Gordon Parks: Black Photographer and Film Makerby Terry HarnanAmericans All
    s/hand out of print hardback usa book ex-library w/stamps
    Rap Music And The Poetics Of IdentityBy Adam KrimsCambridge
    This is the first book to explain how rap is put together musically. Whereas popular music scholarship tends to dismiss music analysis as of limited value,...
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    Post-Soul NationBy Nelson GeorgePenguin
    A social critic and award-winning author of Hip Hop America describes the splintering of African-American culture in the 1980s, examining the dichotomy...
    Katherine DunhamDancer And Choreographer By Jeannine DominyChelsea House
    secondhand out of print usa hardback w/stamps
    I Know What I KnowThe Music Of Charles Mingus By Todd S. JenkinsPraeger
    s/hand hardback book w/dustjacket ex libraryFrom the mid-1940s until his death in 1979, Charles Mingus created an unparalleled body of recorded work, most...
    Portraits Of Who We AreThe David C. Driskell CentreThe University of Maryland
    This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title, organised by the The David C. Driskell Centre for the study of the Visual...
    Rising StarThe Making of Barack ObamaWilliam Collins
    The definitive account of Barack Obama’s life before he became the 44th president of the United States – the formative years, confluence of forces,...
    Giants of Black Musicby Pauline Rivelli & Robert LevinA Dacapo
    Original 1970 Interviews with Alice Coltrane, Horace Tapscott, John Coltrane, Leon Thomas, Gary Bartz and more! Beat that!
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    The Impossible Revolution? Black Power and the American Dreamby Lewis M. KillianRandom House
    Secondhand USA hardback w/dustjacket in plastic ex-library w/stamps
    Keep On PushingBlack Power Music From Blues To Hip-Hop By Denise SullivanLawrence Hill Books
    The marriage of music and social change didn't originate with the movements for civil rights and Black Power in the 1950s and 1960s, but never before and...
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    Beneath the Underdog by Charles Mingusby Charles MingusPenguin
    Nice early Penguin copy
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      Sleeve condition: VGOriginal UK paperback in good condition, minor creasing
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    The Music of Black Americans: A Historyby Eileen SouthernW.W Norton & Company
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      Original USA out of print edition paperback, wear to top of spine, ageing.
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    Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Musicby Hettie JonesViking
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    Raise Race Rays Raze: Essays Since 1965by Imamu Amiri (Le Roi Jones) BarakaVintage
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    The psychodynamics of the Black experienceby Quentin B. HuffBaraka Enterprises
    Thoughts on the black expereience
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      Original USA paperback some ageing
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    Black Music Biography: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr And Marsha J. ReisserKraus
    • Original Book (800g)£25.00
      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA hardback, no dustjacket
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    Black Music In Our CultureCurricular Ideas On The Subjects, Materials And ProblemsKent State University Press
    Second-hand ex-library hardback book, missing dustcover
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    The Bluesman: The Musical Heritage of Black Men and Women in the Americasby Julio Finn
    Examines the spiritual, social, and anthropological roots of the blues, discussing African animist religion, the slave trade, Voodoo, Hoodoo, and the early...
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      Original USA paperback in good condition
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    Black Music in the United States: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr & Marsha J. Reisser
    Includes section on Bibliographies of bibliographies and Bibliographies on biographies (!) and 'records and record collections'
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA hardback, ex library , w stamps, no dustjacket
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    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...
    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.
    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...
    At Canaan's EdgeAmerica in the King Years, 1965-68Simon & Schuster
    These concluding years of the freedom era show King at the height of his powers even as his worldly prestige falls under withering attack. We witness non-violent...
    Narratives of African American Art and IdentityDavid C.Driskell CollectionPomegranate Communications Inc
    Import USA Hardback edition book NEARLY 75% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!One of the most exciting and eclectic celebrations of African American art ever...
    Blood BrothersThe Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm XBasic Books
    60% OFF!!! Wicked USA HARDBACK BOOKBlood Brothers is the story of how Ali redefined what it means to be a black athlete in America,after Malcolm first...
    James BaldwinThe FBI FileArcade Publishing
    60% WICKED LARGE FORMAT USA PAPERBACK Decades before Black Lives Matter returned James Baldwin to prominence, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI considered the Harlem-born...
    The Black PresidencyBarack Obama and the Politics of Race in AmericaMariner
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    They Can't Kill Us AllFerguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America's Racial Justice MovementLittle Brown
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    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
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    Charles Mingus: A Critical Biographyby Brian PriestleyGranada
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    The Death and Life of Malcolm Xby Peter GoldmanHarper & Row
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    Crazy Killby Chester HimesA&B
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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...