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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[California]: the Party, [196-?]. 1.5 inch diameter pin, small portraits of the Black Panther leader and his running mate Judith Mage; small uneven spot in plastic, otherwise very good.
Chicago: RCP Publications, 1989. 35p., illus., 8x10.5 inches, later printing,very good in wraps. Originally published as a special section of Revolutionary Worker 518 (8/14/89). The RCP's position on the relationship between national oppression and proletarian revolution.
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.
Washington: The George Washington University, 1997. 12p., 10x7.5 inches oblong, preface, introduction, bibliography, map, illustrated with color photos, very good in original stapled pictorial wraps.
[San Francisco]: n. pub. 1985. 24p., illus., 8.5x11" program for the benefit opening of the film version of Alice Walker's novel.
Atlanta: [Sixth Episcopal District, AME Church], 1956. 80p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Includes a resolution in support of the Supreme Court's outlawing of school segregation.
n.p. the Commemorator, [199-]. 2.25 inch diameter pin, very good, with depiction of a panther. Issued by the Commemorator newsletter, published by former Black Panthers and supporters.
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.
Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 2002. 24p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, otherwise very good. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters.
Oakland: The Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party, 1995. 20p., tabloid format newspaper, horizontal fold, evenly toned, otherwise very good. Single issue of the paper published by former Black Panthers and supporters.
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...
Detroit: Black Workers Congress, 1975. 20p. tabloid newspaper, 11x17 inches, folded, text in English and Spanish.
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: Communist Party, USA, 1935. Single issue of the journal; spine ends worn, cover lightly soiled. Includes James W. Ford on "The united front in the field of Negro work," "Unity of the farming masses" by John Barnett, work by Alex Bittelman, Earl Browder and more.
Indianapolis: African American Landmarks Committee, 1994. Unpaginated (approx. 80p.), 8.5x11 inches, stapled wraps.
Washington DC: Center for Policy Alternatives, 1992. Pamphlet. 23p., softbound corner-stapled pamphlet 11x8.5 inches, ex library with minimal markings (rubber stamp and inked abbreviation), a very good copy.
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...
Notre Dame: Notre Dame Center for Civil Rights, 1975. Paperback. xi, 88p., wraps.
Baltimore: Department of Education. Office of the Director of Colored Schools, 1939. ii, 23p., 8.5x13 inches, some writing in text, wraps worn. A Committee of Baltimore educators -- Elizabeth Carr, Clarence Roberts, Chair Edyth Myers and eight others -- put together this high school teaching unit, cimilar to those from...
Detroit: Correspondence Publishing Co., 1963. 8p., new format in semi-glossy 8.5x11 inch wraps with black and white photos (formerly a newspaper); mild wear. Single issue of the Black nationalist publication with contributions by James Boggs, Reginald Wilson, an interview with Conrad P. Lynn of the Freedom Now Party, and more.
Chicago: Third World Press, 2006. Trade Paperback. xiv, 254p., previous owner's signature, first printing, wraps.
New York: 1978. 16p. (half in English, half in Spanish); tabloid newspaper format, horizontal fold, paper toned. 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 still in prison while Nixon is free...
New York: Cultural Correspondence, 1983. Magazine. 96p., 8.5x11 inches, wraps slightly edge worn. Includes C.L.R. James at Black Ink: on Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange. Other contents include a special section on radical humor and an arts roundup.
Cambridge, MA: [authors], 1969. [43p.], dittoed 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled together at upper left corner, very good. A course project undertaken by radical students at Harvard; cover sheet identifies the course as "T-102, Dr. Belanger;" the group submitting this project was Group A. "The objective of the community self training...