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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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. Thirty issues, almost a complete run of the 8.25x11 inch radical multicultural quarterly, missing issues Vol. 7 No. 2 and Vol. 8, No. 1, various pagination, illus. A who's who of the multicultural left contributed to the magazine.....
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.
Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 2004. 28p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters. Cover story is "Media and Berkeley Police Dept. continue dirty politics against BPP legacy."
New York: Communist Party of the United States of America, 1932. Paperback. 99-192p., wraps slightly worn, some internal creasing of corners Complete issue. Articles include The International Significance of Bolshevism by M.H.C., The Problem of Cadres in the Party by C. Smith, growing Revolt in Japan by Nakata, A Year.....
Assen, Netherlands: Royal Van Gorcum Ltd, 1957. Hardcover. xiii, 176p., hardbound in openweave cinnamon cloth boards gilt, in dust jacket; lower corner has suffered a bad corner bump affecting textblock (but not the printblocks) as well as covers, while the upper corner-tip has a much milder bump. Otherwise quite sound.....
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 York: 1978. 16p. (half in English, half in Spanish); tabloid newspaper format, horizontal fold, paper toned. Fred Newman was on the editorial board. Salvador Agron, popularly known as the "Capeman," is listed on the editorial staff, and he contributes an article about his case. He laments that he is.....