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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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.....
London: Contemporary Press, 1961. Paperback. pp257-326, stapled wraps, light handling wear, else very good condition. Subscription form and index to Vol. 10 laid in. Articles include "Rubicon for the Negro South," "Ideological Elements in the New Criticism," and "Extracts from an Interview with Jacques Tati."
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.
Birmingham, Alabama: Committee for Prisoner Support in Birmingham, 1975. Newsletter. 8p. tabloid format newspaper, penned address and postal markings on front page. "Black" has been penciled at the top, mostly erased. Includes a substantial description of conditions at Julia Tutwiler Prison by a woman incarcerated there, and a cover story.....
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.....
Boulder, CO: CSERA, 1993. 7p., self wraps secured by folding, 8.5 x 11 inches, creased from being folded in half for mailing, address label on rear wrap else very good condition. The Center encompessed the Afroamerican, American Indian, Asian American, and Chicano Studies departments at the University.
San Francisco: Arts & Leisure Publications, 1978. Magazine. 40p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, cast, crew bios, lightly soiled souvenir program for the SF production of the Loften Mitchell musical, stapled white pictorial wraps. Single sheet playbill laid-in. The program for the production illustrated with photos and ads.
New Orleans (printed in New York): Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1948. Pamphlet. 4p., 8.75x13.75 inches, horizontal fold crease, paper toned along the fold. "This declaration was approved at a Conference on Civil Rights at Madison Hall, University of Virginia, November 20, 1948, and formally adopted the same day at Monticello.....
New Orleans (printed in New York): Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1948. Pamphlet. 4p., 8.75x13.75 inches, horizontal fold crease, otherwise very good. "This declaration was approved at a Conference on Civil Rights at Madison Hall, University of Virginia, November 20, 1948, and formally adopted the same day at Monticello, Virginia." Argues.....
Washington DC: People's Anti-War Mobilization, . Pinback Button. 2-inch pinback button, green pentagonal ribbon motif around the date, very good. Merges opposition to involvement in El Salvador with the national campaign to search for the murderer of 28 African American children and young adults between 1979-1981. Because Atlanta police and.....
Los Angeles: no publisher noted, 1978. Single 8.5x14 inch sheet handbill, fold crease at bottom otherwise very good on yellow stock with bold, black text. Other text reads -Ransacking of BSA Office, Bill Davis Controversy, Irresponsible Journalism by Daily Bruin, TA Cutbacks, Racism in Law School, Racism! with an 11-line.....
n.p. Superior Court of New Jersey; Chancery division, Hudson County, 1969. 11p., 8.5x14 inch sheets stapled together at upper left corner, very good. Civil rights organizers in Hudson County filed the lawsuit against police for tracking their activities and creating secret files; the court finds that the police activities did.....
n.p. n.p., 2014. Pamphlet. 16p., photocopied zine style wraps; very good. Notes that both pieces published here were taken from antistatestl.noblogs dot org, without permission but with endless love and solidarity." First-person reports on violent demonstrations after the killing of Mike Brown.