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: West Oakland Health Council, Inc. Black Infant Healthg Project, . Spiral_bound. Various pagination by section, 8.5x11 inches, printed recto-only, stains on edges otherwise very good report in black comb-bound plastic covers. Extensive (approx. 150-200 pages) report with 10 attachments including news clippings, reports, codes and laws.
Oakland: Black Panther Party, 1969. Newspaper. 20p. illus. tabloid newspaper, horizontal fold, light browning, minor staining along left margin. "Inside this Issue: Message to All Progressive Forces," "U.S. Pilots Captured in Vietnam." Rear poster reads "Progressive Journalists of the five continents, powerful revolutionary pen and sternly condemn U.S. Imperialism." Artist.....
Oakland: Black Panther Party, 1971. 20p. illus. tabloid format newspaper, fold-creased, with George Jackson portrait on front cover and Emory Douglas poster on the rear cover; upper left corner of front page torn away, not affecting text. This is the first issue of the BPP paper to appear after Jackson's.....
Los Angeles: New African American Vanguard Movement, 1998. Single issue of the 24p. newspaper founded by the New African American Vanguard Movement to fight for reparations and other panAfricanist issues. NAAVM was founded by ex-Panthers, former Bloods and Crips and other activists. Horizontal fold, mild toning.
Washington DC: 1992. First two issues of the newsletter, 6 pages each, 8.5x11 inches, very good. Coverage of Black primary candidates and potential candidates, including independents like Ron Daniels, as well as mainstream candidates' attitudes toward Black issues. Bill Clinton is lambasted for the execution of Ricky Ray Rector.