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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Los Angeles: The Church, 1965. [16p] includes covers, 8.75x11.25 inches, program for the event, photos, local business ads, soiling to covers and the letters I.D.W. in ink on cover otherwise a good souvenir program booklet in stapled white printed wraps. African American church and Lay District organization as well as.....
Winston-Salem, NC: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 1995. 44m p., french-fold wraps, 6.5x9 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn and soiled, red marker line on first page else very good condition. Catalogue for the exhibit Civil Rights Now, held at the Southwestern Center for Contemporary Art from January 28-April 15, 1995.....
New Orleans: Knights of Peter Claver, 1998. Magazine. 40p., 8.5x11 inches, articles, events, photos, members, services, very good magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Cover photos of Most Reverend George V. Murray, SJ, the National Chaplain and Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. African American Catholic order.
Buffalo, NY: The Kenneth Johnson Defense Fund, . Six-panel brochure, 4.75x8.5 inches, very good. On the case of an African American community activist in prison for rape; alleges that he has been framed and lists cases from the past of false rape charges against African American men.
Oakland: Applied Research Center and the Center for Third World Organizing, 1998-2005. various pagination, illus. Twenty-eight issues including a special (unnumbered) issue from December, 2001 on the war on terrorism. This incomplete run of the 8.25x11 inch radical multicultural quarterly is missing Vol. 7 Nos. 2 and 4 and Vol.....
Mt. Vernon, NY: Color-line, 1946. Newsletter. Vol. 1, nos. 1 and 2 of the newsletter; the first is 4 pages, 8.5x11 inches, toned, with "Sample copy" stamped at the top; the second is 6 pages, folded from a single sheet, slightly smaller. Discussion of efforts to foster interracial cooperation, including.....
Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 1991. 12p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, evenly toned, minor handling wear. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters. Cover story on Black reservists opposed to the war in Iraq.
Washington DC: Socialist Party, USA, 1963. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure containing the program of the conference held on August 29 and 30, right after the August 28 March on Washington. Minor corner crease, very good. Speakers at the event included such luminaries as James Farmer, A. Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin, Congressman.....
Stockton, CA: Contemporary Afro-American Films, [c1972]. Single sheet folded to make a 3-panel brochure, 3.75 x 8.5 inches when folded, illus., very good condition. Brochure promoting the film "Saba Saba", a 1972 documentary on Tanzania and President Julius Nyerere made by African-American filmmakers George Sloan, Sam Steverson, William Sloan, and.....
New Haven, CT: New Haven Panther Defense Committee, . Newspaper. 16p. tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, paper toned and foxed, especially the front cover. Packed with articles by and about the Black Panthers, issued in the context of the trials following the killing of Alex Rackley.
Oakland: Uhuru House, 1989. Handbill. 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good, announcing an event featuring Omali Yeshitela, David Hilliard, Penny Hess, and others. "Even before the earthquake there was: Homelessness - Martial Law - Unemployment - Poor Schools - Substandard Housing - Police Brutality - Drugs and a Drug Economy Imposed.....
Boulder, CO: CSERA, 1992. 7p., self wraps secured by folding, 8.5 x 11 inches, creased from being folded in half for mailing, address label on rear wrap with address crossed off in marker, else very good condition with flier advertising a fellowship opportunity laid in. The Center encompessed the Afroamerican.....