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.
Amsterdam: Slagerzicht, . 86p., staplebound wraps, 8.5x11 inches. Text in heavily accented English. The result of cooperation between activists in seven different western European countries, hence the use of English as a lingua franca. Updates on antifascist activities in Europe, the Gulf War, etc. Includes a reprint of a lengthy...
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.
Chicago: RCP Publications, 1989. 35p., illus., 8x10.5 inches, on evenly toned newsprint. Originally published as a special section of Revolutionary Worker 518 (8/14/89). The Revolutionary Communist Party's position on the relationship between national oppression and proletarian revolution.
Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 1991. 16p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters. Includes an unfortunate piece by Tony Brown arguing that AIDS is a hoax.
Manhattanville Station, New York: Commune, 1968. First issue of the short-lived Situationist-influenced newsletter, mimeographed on a single 8.5x11 inch sheet, very good. OCLC lists two holdings, at UC Davis and University of Virgina, each of which has only this and one later issue. The publication was occasioned by the assassination...
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.....
New York: Communist Party, USA, 1935. Magazine. Single issue of the journal, pp. 291-384; lightly worn wraps. Includes the Manifesto of the Communist Party of the Philippine Islands, "The meaning of Sidney Hook," "Development of work in the Harlem section" by James Ford and Louis Sass, and more.
New York: the newspaper, 1942. Single issue of the tabloid format newspaper, 8p., toned and brittle, minor edge chipping. Editorial in support of Indian independence is followed by a piece by Layle Lane titled "Indian movement an inspiration for Negro aims in America." Lane is identified as "a Negro leader...