This section includes literature by African American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of political and social organizations ranging from the Black Panthers to the AME Church.
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1985 San Francisco blues festival; September 14 & 15, the...
San Francisco: Blue Monday Foundation, 1985. 8p. illus. tabloid newspaper/program for the event, evenly toned, sticker scar on front wrap else very good condition. More
1998-1999 Guide to historically black colleges & universities
Detroit: General Motors and Johnson Publishing, 1998. Paperback. 119p., trade paperback, lightly worn wraps, More
42nd Annual Session, Home and Foreign Mission District Association, Women's...
Oakland: Women's Auxiliary, 1988. 9.5x12 inch yellow folder printed black containing in pockets three 8.5x11 inch handbills, six 8.5x11 inch stapled sheets printed with information, a sermon and images and two 5.5x8.5 inch programs for the event. Pearlie Morgan was the President of the Auxiliary and Rev. Frank Poole was..... More
7th Annual Chester Himes black mystery writers conference and awards...
Oakland: the Program, 2002. Handbill. Folder with label logo, includes the 1st place winner of the Chester Himes Black Mystery Writing contest ("Mystery of the Smoked Herring" by 11th Grade Skyline High School student John Lo), a Himes chronology, a profile of Hugh Holton reprinted from the Sept. 29, 2000..... More
9th Annual Conference on Employment Discrimination and the Law; presented...
Los Angeles: the presenting organizations, 1979. 223 sheets, printed recto only, 8.5x11 inches, hole punched and inserted into a binder, application form included. More
Abolish slums! Build decent homes in 5th Ward! [handbill]
Buffalo, NY: Negro Economic Association, [193-]. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill with cartoon of a man sitting in a dilapidated apartment (A sign on the wall says "A man's home is his castle," but with rent bill in hand, he replies "Says you!"). Mild toning, some foxing at upper left corner..... More
About face! The U.S. Servicemen's Fund newsletter. Vol. 2 no...
New York: USSF, 1972. Single issue of the 6-page newsletter, tabloid format but on better paper, fold-creased for mailing; also included is a fundraising letter for the USSF co-authored by Angela Davis, Phil Berrigan and George Smith. More
About face! The U.S. Servicemen's Fund newsletter. Vol. 2 no...
New York: USSF, 1972. Single issue of the 6-page newsletter, tabloid format but on better paper, fold-creased for mailing. Includes excerpts from various GI movement newspapers around the country. More
The Ache Series Continues "...but then, she's Betty Carter" [handbill]
Berkeley: Ache/La Pena Cultural Center, 1991. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill printed one side only very good on yellow stock. Handbill publicizing the Ache film series showing of Michelle Parkerson's 1980 53 minute film, a portrait of the legendary jazz vocalist at La Pena on Wednesday, May 29th, 1991. More
Africa forum: focus on Somalia. Volume 1, no. 1 November...
Tucson: Theresa McGriff / Peace Operation Somalia, 1993. 4 panel newsletter, 7x8.5 inches, small map, very good. First issue of a newsletter focusing on Somalia published through the Univ. of Arizona's African American Cultural Center. More
Africa today: a quarterly review: Portugal and Africa: a new...
Denver: Africa Today Associates, 1974. 114p., 5.5x8.5 inches, some underlining and marginalia else very good in original stapled wraps. Letter to the editor from Dennis Brutus on page 100. More
African American Perspectives: The Lois Foster Exhibition of Boston Area...
Waltham, MA: Brandeis University, Office of Publications, 1993. Pamphlet. 28p., stapled wraps, 10.5x8 inches landscape format, profusely illus., very good exhibition catalog. More
African Liberation Day Demonstration / San Francisco, May 27, 1972...
[San Francisco]: 1972. Sticker. 11x3.75 inch sticker, unused, mild handling. More
Afrikan awakener: an organ of the Pan Afrikan Peoples' Organization...
San Francisco: Patrice Lumumba Publishers, 1978. 12p., tabloid format newspaper, evenly toned with minor wear. Nathan Hare on the Psychology of the Black Revolution, cover story on the Bakke case, unity program for a British Pan-Afrikan group, and more. More
Afrikan liberation day '80; Saturday May 24, 10 A M....
Oakland: Black United Front, 1980. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch leaflet for the event, light handling wear else very good condition. "Hail the people's victory of Zimbabwe, continue the struggle." Cartoon showing Apartheid being overcome. More
Afro-Americans in American history: brief biographies of nine outstanding men...
New York: Pepsi-Cola, [1970?]. Pamphlet. [12p] 4.75x6.75 inches, illustrated biographical sketches, creased vertically otherwise a very good pamphlet in stapled white pictorial wraps. Crispus Attucks, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass et al. More
Afro-centric xwordz & puzzlez; crosswords & puzzles based on African...
Mililani, HI: Kane Publications, 1998. Magazine. 84p., wraps. Various word games, very good condition. More
Against All Odds: The Healing Powers of Art あらゆる困難に立ち向かって...
Hakone: The Hakone Open-Air Museum, 1994. Paperback. 86p. exhibition catalogue, 9x111.75 inches. Corners lightly bumped, else very good. Text in English and Japanese. Illustrated profusely with color reproductions of artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Yayoi Kusama, Eva Hesse, Frida Kahlo, Robert Mapplethorpe, and others. More
Ahmed Evans must not die! [handbill]
New York: Committee to Save Ahmed Evans, . Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. Undated, but the receipt date of January 1970 has been penned on the blank verso. The issuing Committee appears to have consisted of sympathetic students at Alternate University in NYC. Ahmed Evans was a Black nationalist..... More
Alabama Blacks in the Mirror: January 1975 [cover title Alabama...
Birmingham, AL: The Mirror, 1975. Magazine. [20p]8.5x11 inches, photos, articles, news, ads, resources, events, lightly-foxed magazine in stapled white pictorial wraps. More
Amazon nation or Aryan nation; white women and the coming...
Montreal: Kersplebedeb :: Bottomfish Blues, 2014. Paperback. 158p., pictorial wraps, photos., illus., as new. More
America -Love it enough to change it
Philadelphia: National Organization for an American Revolution, . Pamphlet. Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, contact info for the San Francisco branch of NOAR rubberstamped at the end. By James Boggs and Grace Lee Boggs' organization. Beginning with a portion of Langston Hughes' poem "Make America America Again," laments the results of..... More
America's tenth man: a brief survey of the Negro's part...
Atlanta: Conference on Education and Race Relations, 1937. Pamphlet. 15p., fifteenth edition, stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps lightly worn, touch of rust to staples, else very good condition. More
American Documentary Films Media Catalogue
New York: American Documentary Films, . Pamphlet. 38p., stapled wraps, 4x8.75 inches, very good condition. Advertises leftist films on topics including the Vietnam War, labor history, women's liberation, Black liberation, Mexican-Americans, and much more. More
American Labor History; Race and Ethnicity in the Working Class
Somerville: New England Free Press, . Pamphlet. 48p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly worn and soiled, staples slightly rusted, else in very good condition. Short book reviews and bibliography. A Radical America Pamphlet. More
Kathleen Cleaver [poster]
Mosley, David; artist