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: 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.
Sausalito: The Black World Foundation, 1972. 64p., very good in wraps, Malcolm X cover. Issue on "The Black Colony, USA" with contributions by Imari Abubakari Obadele, Charles C. Diggs Jr. on why he dropped out of the American delegation to the UN (opposition to official US policies on apartheid and.....
[Alabama]: Mother Mary Missions; imprimatur: T.J. Toolen, Bishop of Mobile-Birmingham, 1942. 2.75x3.75 inch card, color portrait of De Porres one side, text of the prayer on the other; very good. De Porres, who died in Lima in 1639, is the patron saint of people of interracial ancestry and and seekers.....
Urbana, IL: n.p., 1971. 8p., folded tabloid, a few spots on front wraps, light toning at spine. An underground newspaper published in the home of the University of Illinois. Cover has a large photo of Vietnamese guerillas with the headline "Happy Anniversary NLF." Articles on a Graduate Assistants' Union, Angela.....
New York: Broadway Local, 1971. Newspaper. 12p., folded tabloid, illus., toned, lightly frayed, tiny chips at spine quarterfold, else good. Implictly lefty Upper West Side Manhattan community newspaper with news on Morningside squatters evictions, tenant groups, local Haitian community, local black activist Jeannette Washington, food coops, events calendar, and a......
Detroit: International Masons, Inc., n.d. Paperback. 12p., 4x5.75 inches, stiff wraps mildly toned at edges, staplebound, signature of former owner on inside cover, else very good. 4-page Syllabus of additional Eastern Star material from Ezra A Cook, Publisher laid in. Burial Ceremony for the Eastern Star affiliated with the International.....