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    A Nation Within A NationAmiri Baraka & Black Power PoliticsUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    Poet and playwright Amiri Baraka is best known as one of the African-American writers who helped ignite the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s. This book...
    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...
    Against Us, But For UsMartin Luther King Jr and the StateMercer University Press
    What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s understanding of the State? In this provocative and challenging work, Michael G. Long addresses this very basic but...
    Ain't Gonna Lay My 'Ligion DownAfrican American Religion In The SouthUniversity Of South Carolina Press
    This text examines how African Americans have created distinctive forms of religious expression. Contributors explore the degree to which newly imported...
    American Roots Musicby Bonnie RaittAbrams
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    Another Day in the Death of Americaby Gary YoungeFaber And Faber
    Ex-library w/stamps secondhand book
    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...
    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...
    James BaldwinThe Amen CornerCorgi
    Second-hand out of print edition UK paperback Corgi in good condition sticker on cover (difft cover)
    Another CountryJames BaldwinPenguin Modern Classics
    Published in 1962, this is an emotionally intense novel of love, hatred, race and liberal America in the 1960s. Set in Greenwhich Village, Harlem and...
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    The Fire Next Time (1963)James BaldwinPenguin
    Since it was first published, this famous study of the Black Problem in America has become a classic. Powerful, haunting and prophetic, it sounds a clarion...
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    The Ballad of Little RiverA Tale of Race and Unrest in the Rural South University Of Alabama Press
    This work is a biography of one of the poorest areas in the USA - where deer outnumber people. Little River gained notoriety in 1997 as the site of the...
    The Autobiography Of Leroi JonesBy Amiri BarakaLawrence Hill Books
    First published in 1984, this is a revised edition of The Autobiography of Leroi Jones, which includes the original text (restored by the author) as...
    Beneath the Underdog by Charles Mingusby Charles MingusPenguin
    Nice early Penguin copy
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    Big Star Fallin' Mama: Five Women in Black Musicby Hettie JonesViking
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    Black And MormonA Selection Of EssaysUniversity Of Illinois Press
    The year 2003 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the lifting of the ban excluding black members from the priesthood of the Mormon church. The articles...
    Black Danceby Edward Thorpechatto & windus
    This is a study of Black dance from its origins in Africa, in the slave songs and dances of the Caribbean and the American South through the minstrel shows...
    Black Drama Anthologyby Ron Milner & Woodie KingA Meridian Book
    Includes work by Archie Shepp, Langston Hughes and Amiri Baraka
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    Black KlansmanA Memoir by Ron StallworthArrow Books
    Adapted as a major motion picture by Spike Lee. Black Klansman is an amazing true story and a rollercoaster of a crime thriller; a searing and timely portrait...
    Black Music Biography: an Annotated Bibliographyby Samuel A. Floyd Jr And Marsha J. ReisserKraus
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    Black Music in Americaby John RublowskyBasic Books Inc
    USA original hardback book with dustjacket in plastic ex library
    Black Music In Our CultureCurricular Ideas On The Subjects, Materials And ProblemsKent State University Press
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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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    Black Poets of the United StatesBy Jean Wagner
    1973 secondhand usa hardrback (with dustjacket) ex-library w/ stamps
    Black Power 50Edited by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi WoodwardForeword by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
    OVER 50% OFF! WICKED USA large format paperback - nice pix, loads of textBlack Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics, and fashion...
    Black Power and Student Rebellionby James McEvoy and Abraham MillerWadsworth Publishing
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    The Black Power RevoltA Collection Of EssaysBarbour
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    The Black PresidencyBarack Obama and the Politics of Race in AmericaMariner
    Import USA paperback edition book OVER 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!Dyson was granted an exclusive interview with the president for this book, and Obama's...
    Black SubjectsIdentity Formation in the Contemporary Narrative of SlaveryCornell University Press
    'Black Subjects' shows how African American and Caribbean writers' theories of identity formation, which arise from the varieties of black experience...
    Black/GayThe Harlem Renaissances, the Protest Era, and the Constructions of Black Gay Identity in the 1980s aMichigan State University Press
    20% OFF RRP. USA IMPORT This book explores key texts of the black gay culture of the 1980s and ’90s. Starting with an analysis of the political...
    Blind Man With A PistolChester HimesAlison & Busby
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    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...
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    Color MonitorsThe Black Face Of Technology In AmericaCornell University Press
    Following up on Ralph Ellison's intimation that blacks serve as "the machines inside the machine," Color Monitors examines the designation of black bodies...
    Come Back Charleston Blueby Chester HimesPenguin
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    Conversations with AMIRI BARAKAby Charlie ReillyUniversity Press of Mississippi
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    Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
    Crazy Killby Chester HimesA&B
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    Disintegrating The MusicalBlack Performance And American Musical FilmDuke University Press
    From the earliest sound films to the present, American cinema has represented African Americans as decidedly musical. Disintegrating the Musical tracks...
    Dividing LinesMunicipal Politics and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Montgomery, Birmingham and SelmaUniversity Of Alabama Press
    With two decades of research, J. Mills Thornton presents the story of the civil rights movement from the perspective of community-municipal history at...
    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.
    Dust Tracks on a Roadby Zora Neale HurstonVirago
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    Dutchmanby LeRoi JonesFaber and Faber
    Leroi Jones' play Dutchman
    Everyday KlansfolkWhite Protestant Life and the KKK in 1920s Michigan Michigan State University Press
    50% OFF RRP USA IMPORT In 1920s Middle America, the Ku Klux Klan gained popularity not by appealing to the fanatical fringes of society, but by attracting...
    Feeling The SpiritFaith and Hope in an Evangelical Black Storefront ChurchUniversity Of South Carolina Press
    IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. NEARLY 50% OFF. Deep stuff! Get hip!Amidst a game room, transient hotel, car wash, tire repair shop, and unpaved parking lot,...
    Four Black Revolutionary Playsby LeRoi JonesThe Bobbs-Merrill Company
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    Frame By Frame IIA Filmography Of The African American Image, 1978-1994Indiana University Press
    A compendium of approximately 3,000 film items. Listed here are films with African-American themes or subject matter; films featuring substantial participation...
    Freedpeople In The Tobacco SouthVirginia, 1860-1900University Of North Carolina Press
    Throughout the colonial and antebellum periods, Virginia's tobacco producers exploited slave labour to ensure the profitability of their agricultural...