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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Washington: National Education Association, 1973. 56p., wraps.
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.
Detroit: All-African Peoples Union / Advocators, 1974. 45p., 5.5x8.5 inches, staple-bound booklet, later printing, wraps.
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: Gobierno Municipal de La Paz, 1993. p., illus., wraps.
[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."
Berkeley: Boalt Law School, UC Berkeley, 1992. trifold brochure for conference of 8.5 x 11 inch sheet, printed on both sides. Brochure advertizing locally-based conference sponsored by the Graduate Assemply's Educational Improvement Grant Program, Office of the Chancellor, Ethnic Studies Fifth Account, Graduate Union of Ethnic Studies Student Graduate Project...
N. pl. the AME Church, 1964. 66p., [vi], errata slip taped to rear wrap. With material on the history of the AME church, its officers, and its positions.
New York: Ethiopian World Federation Local Number Two, Melchizedek, Inc., 2001. 23p., 5.5x8.5 inches, photos, history of organization, plans, soiled pamphlet in stapled pictorial wraps.
San Francisco: College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University, 2001. 164p., very good in wraps. Critical theory, poetry, immigration, and more. Three of fourteen studies are on Filipino Americans, several more on Chinese Americans and other Asia.
Oakland: Ethnique Images, [1999?]. 23p., wraps. Covers black holidays and business art. Clip-art silhouettes, with about a dozen images per page.
Oxford: First Baptist Church, 1973. 4p. memorial service program, photo of the deceased, wraps.
[Nacogdoches]: The Sexton.Mathew family, 1977. 12 8.5x11 inch sheets, printed single side, spiral-bound wraps. Photos of the family founders, who married in 1917, genealogy, etc.
Washington DC: n.pub. . 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good. Leonard Brown and Denver Smith were shot by an East Baton Rouge deputy sheriff in late 1972 after the governor sent police in riot gear to break up a student demonstration on campus. In 2017 the slain students received honorary degrees.
High Point, NC: B & C Associates, [197-?]. p., wraps with James Huff cover. Mini biographies of black political figures, done as a community relations project by Nabisco.
New York: Committee on Employment Discrimation of the National Community Relations Advisory Council, 1948. 70p., wraps slightly soiled and slightly dampstained.
Paris: Peuple et Culture, 1957. Pamphlet. 21p. 6 1/4 inches tall by 4 5/8 inches wide. Text entirely in French. A report/summary of both the text and some limited French bibliographic information on Black Boy by Richard Wright.
San Francisco: Walnut Publishing, 1997. 51p., wraps slightly faded at spine, otherwise very good. Includes various articles on Mumia from the Socialist Action newspaper.
Chicago: FCN Publishing, 2000. 40p. tabloid nespaper, folded. Primarily a promotional vehicle for Louis Farrakhan, and secondarily for the NOI and the March. Centerfold is a color photo of the Farrakhan family.
New York: Spartacist Publishing Company, [1989?]. 32p., 8.25x11 inches, wraps. Black history and the class struggle 5.
New York: Arno Press, 1968. Various paginations of the reprinted narratives: Lunsford Lane, the Fugitive Blacksmith [James Pennington], William W. Brown, My Life in the South [Jacob Stroyer], and Moses Grandy, inscribed by series editor William Loren Katz (as "Bill") to "Herb" Aptheker. The American Negro, his history and literature.
San Francisco; Berkeley: April 29 Coalition; National Committee to Overturn the Bakke Decision; Anti-Bakke Decision Coalition, 1978. Four 8.5x11 inch handbills, light handling wear, generally very good. Receipt dates penned in the corner. Announcements of rallies to oppose the Bakke decision, which challenged affirmative action programs by invalidating the use...
Baton Rouge, LA: the Federation, 1983. [32p.], wraps, 8.5x11 inches, mild handling wear and soil with significant foxing to edges. Program booklet for the African-American college's alumni group, with historical photos and updates on graduates.