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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....
    The VultureBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Gil-Scott Heron's book was first published in 1970. THE VULTURE is a hip and fast-moving thriller. It relates the strange story of the murder of a teenage...
    Now and ThenThe Poems Of Gil Scott-HeronCannongate
    This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes...
    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...
    The Nigger FactoryBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Gil Scott-Heron's second novel, The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement on the way in which human beings are conditioned to think. On the campus...
    The Last Holiday - A MemoirGil Scott-HeronCanongate
    Dr. Martin Luther King had a dream. And Stevie Wonder had a dream. This is a book about dreams.' In the autumn of 1980, Stevie Wonder invited Gil Scott-Heron...
    Flash Of The SpiritAfrican & Afro-American Art & PhilosophyVintage Books
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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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    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....
    The Last PoetsBy Christine Otten
    New book on the LAST POETS - first ever!Description: Harlem, 1969. The air is charged with hope and revolution. The Black Panters are in their...
    Give 'Em Soul, RichardRace, Radio, and Rhythm and Blues in Chicago University of Illinois Press
    WICKED USA IMPORT - only £5!!! As either observer or participant, radio deejay and political activist, Richard E. Stamz witnessed every significant...
    Pimp - The Story Of My LifeIceberg SlimCanongate
    The ultimate anti-hero, Iceberg Slim, takes you into the secret inner world of the pimp, and the smells, the sounds, the fears and petty triumphs of...
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    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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    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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      Original USA hardback, no dust jacket, ex-library w/stamps
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    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...
    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...
    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.
    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...
    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...
    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...
    James BaldwinBlues For Mister CharlieCorgi
    Second-hand U.S. paperback copy has tear to back
    Spike LeeThat's My Story And I'm Sticking To ItW. W Norton & Company
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    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...
    Black Power and Urban Unrestby Nathan WrightHawthorn
    First edition out-of-print original USA hardback book w/dustjacket
    Martin Luther King, Jr:A LifePenguin
    Marshall Frady, the reporter who became the unofficial chronicler of the civil rights movement, here re-creates the life and turbulent times of its inspirational...
    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...
    Harlem Is NowhereA Journey to the Mecca of Black AmericaLittle, Brown And Company
    A walker, a reader and a gazer, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts is also a skilled talker whose impromptu kerbside exchanges with Harlem's most colourful residents...
    Gil Scott-HeronA Father And Son StoryLMH Publishing
    Leslie Gordon Goffe takes a look at the up and down life of revolutionary singer and poet Gil Scott-Heron, who received a Grammy Lifetime Acheivement...
    High On The HogA Culinary Journey from Africa to AmericaBloomsbury
    Acclaimed cookbook author Jessica B. Harris weaves an utterly engaging history of African American cuisine, taking the reader on a harrowing journey...
    Harlem Renaissance Lives: From the African American National BiographyOxford University Press
    The Harlem Renaissance is the best known and most widely studied cultural movement in African American history. Now, in Harlem Renaissance Lives, esteemed...
    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 RIght MistakeBy Walter MosleyBasic Civitas
    Living in south central L.A., Socrates Fortlow is a sixty-year-old ex-convict still strong enough to kill men with his bare hands. Filled with profound...
    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...
    The Naked Soul Of Iceberg SlimThe Real Story Of Robert BeckHolloway House
    Originally published in 1971, this collection of short stories and personal essays offers an insight into the extraordinary mind and world of Robert Beck...
    Gordon ParksNo Excuses
    Gordon Parks overcame the obstacles of poverty and racism and never gave up on his dreams. He attributes his drive for excellence to his mother who told...
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    In Love (1971)By Gordon ParksLippincott
    Nice collectible hardback book in good condition with dustjacket in ok cond
    AngelaA Revealing Close-Up of the Woman and the TrialLeisure Books
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    Cotton Comes to Harlemby Chester HimesPanther
    Wickedly funny book. Nice out-of-print secondhand paperback edition
    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...
    American Roots Musicby Bonnie RaittAbrams
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    Gordon Parks: Black Photographer and Film Makerby Terry HarnanAmericans All
    s/hand out of print hardback usa book ex-library w/stamps
    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...