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 York: Young Communist League, 1990. 15p., newsprint magazine, evenly toned else very good condition. Official bimonthly publication of the YCL junior branch of the CPUSA. Articles in this issue include Michael McGarry on the 30th anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins, a review of the movie "Glory," and unrelated pieces.....
Berkeley: The Association, 1974. [12p.] 8.5x11 inches, illustrated with ads for local Bay Area African American owned business, photos of members, program for the fashion show and ceremonies, bottom corner bumped and slightly dog-eared otherwise very good in blue stiff wraps with silver printed cover.
Washington: National Student Association, 1973. 31p., 8.5x11 inches, very good in wraps. Cover story is "The killings at Southern University: A case of political assassination?" Alleges that the killing of two Black students in Baton Rouge was no accident, but part of an attempt to silence activists.
Atlanta: Conference on Education and Race Relations, 1938. Pamphlet. 8 page pamphlet, 9x6 inch wraps, staples have a touch of rust and the outer corners are slightly bent; a very good copy. Outlines local programs in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and Alabama.
La Habana: Editorial José Martí, 2004. Paperback. 192p., snapshot photos scattered throughout, text entirely in Spanish. Softbound first edition paperback original in 7.5x4.5 inch trade wraps; slight edgewear, a very good copy. The Cuban Five. Alice Walker's introduction (no translator credited) runs to eight pages; she compares their incarceration to.....
[La Paz, Bolivia]: Gobierno Municipal, . [15p.], staplebound photoreproduced pamphlet, very good. Text in Spanish. On the Black community in Bolivia, descended from slaves brought in the 16th century. Cover blurb quotes graffiti from Quito: “White men send black men to fight with brown men to defend the land they.....
Tustin CA: Medina Press, 1984. 52p., staplebound 8.5x7 inch self-wraps, edge-trimmed two-color cover, clean sound copy with mild signs of handling. Otto Rene Castillo, Wanda Coleman, Laurel Ann Bogen, Lyn Lifshin, Ray Lopez, Robert Peters, Jack Hirschman, for starters. The rather thorough vitae list reminds us that Otto Castillo was.....
Washington DC: GPO, 1970. pp. 333-477, lightly worn wraps. "Bills to assist school districts to meet special problems incident to desegregation in elementary and secondary schools and to provide financial assistance to improve education in racially impacted areas, and for other purposes."
New York: Communist Party USA, 1990. Two 8.5x11 inch pamphlets, 32 and 22 pages respectively, corner of front cover torn off on part I (affecting three words in the table of contents, still discernable from context). Includes the main report, contributions by workshop discussants, the conference summary and resolutions, and.....
San Francisco: Treganza Museum / SF State University, 1994-2006. Four issues of the journal, missing number 3; 8.5x11 inches, slender paperback format. Occasional rubberstamps of the Treganza Anthropology Museum, otherwise very good. With articles on immigrant workers and otehrs in the Bay Area. Treganza Anthropology Museum papers #16, 19, 21.....
San Francisco: Treganza Museum, SF State University, 1994-2006. Five issues of the journal, apparently all that were published; 8.5x11 inches, slender paperback format. Rubberstamps of the Treganza Anthropology Museum, otherwise very good. With articles on immigrant workers and others in the Bay Area. Treganza Anthropology Museum papers #16, 19, 20.....
Nashville: Social Science Institute, Fisk University, 1947. [32p.], staplebound wraps; address label on rear cover, scuffing and edgewear. Includes sections on fair employment, treatment by police, etc. Some coverage of American Jews and Japanese Americans as well as African Americans.
New York: USO Division of the Young Women's Christian Association, . 80p. incl. 16p. photos, staplebound booklet, very good. "This pamphlet records some of the steps the USO Division of the National Board YWCA has taken toward achieving its goals of 'service to all involved in the war effort' and.....