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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La Habana: Editorial José Martí, 2004. Paperback. 192p., snapshot photos scattered throughout, text entirely in Spanish. Softbound first edition paperback original in 7.5x4.5 inch trade wraps; slight edgewear, a very good copy. The Cuban Five. Alice Walker's introduction (no translator credited) runs to eight pages; she compares their incarceration to.....
[La Paz, Bolivia]: Gobierno Municipal, . [15p.], staplebound photoreproduced pamphlet, very good. Text in Spanish. On the Black community in Bolivia, descended from slaves brought in the 16th century. Cover blurb quotes graffiti from Quito: “White men send black men to fight with brown men to defend the land they...
Tustin CA: Medina Press, 1984. 52p., staplebound 8.5x7 inch self-wraps, edge-trimmed two-color cover, clean sound copy with mild signs of handling. Otto Rene Castillo, Wanda Coleman, Laurel Ann Bogen, Lyn Lifshin, Ray Lopez, Robert Peters, Jack Hirschman, for starters. The rather thorough vitae list reminds us that Otto Castillo was...
Washington DC: GPO, 1970. pp. 333-477, lightly worn wraps. "Bills to assist school districts to meet special problems incident to desegregation in elementary and secondary schools and to provide financial assistance to improve education in racially impacted areas, and for other purposes."
Berkeley: Boalt Law School, UC Berkeley, 1992. trifold brochure for conference of 8.5 x 11 inch sheet, printed on both sides. Brochure advertizing locally-based conference sponsored by the Graduate Assemply's Educational Improvement Grant Program, Office of the Chancellor, Ethnic Studies Fifth Account, Graduate Union of Ethnic Studies Student Graduate Project...
San Francisco: Treganza Museum, 1994-2006. Four issues of the journal, missing number 3; 8.5x11 inches, slender paperback format. Occasional rubberstamps of the Treganza Anthropology Museum, otherwise very good. With articles on immigrant workers and otehrs in the Bay Area. Treganza Anthropology Museum papers #16, 19, 21, 23.
San Francisco: Treganza Museum, 1994-2006. Five issues of the journal, apparently all that were published; 8.5x11 inches, slender paperback format. Rubberstamps of the Treganza Anthropology Museum, otherwise very good. With articles on immigrant workers and otehrs in the Bay Area. Treganza Anthropology Museum papers #16, 19, 20, 21, 23.
Washington DC: n.pub. . 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. Leonard Brown and Denver Smith were shot by an East Baton Rouge deputy sheriff in late 1972 after the governor sent police in riot gear to break up a student demonstration on campus. In 2017 the slain students received honorary degrees.
New York: the newsletter, 1968-69. Three issues of the staplebound newsletter, 8.5x11 inches, all with vertical crease (apparently folded for mailing), some handling wear and toning. Articles about the rank and file trade union movement, anti-racist organizing (including excerpts from a report by John Watson of the League of Revolutionary...
Allentown, PA: Lehigh Valley Black Interest Coalition, 1993-1995. Four issues of the tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, paper toned, otherwise very good. Issues present are vol. 1 nos. 1 and 2, and vol. 3 nos. 1 and 2. "Highlighting the positive aspects of the under-represented ethnic groups in the Lehigh Valley."