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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Harlem, NY: Harlem branch of the Progressive Labor Party, . Single 8.5x11 inch sheet printed both sides, creased from folding into quarters, worn and soiled; not found in OCLC. Addresses for two political contacts have been penned in the margin. Criticism of Adam Clayton Powell, probably written by Bill Epton...
Los Angeles: no publisher noted, 1978. Single 8.5x14 inch sheet handbill, fold crease at bottom otherwise very good on yellow stock with bold, black text. Other text reads -Ransacking of BSA Office, Bill Davis Controversy, Irresponsible Journalism by Daily Bruin, TA Cutbacks, Racism in Law School, Racism! with an 11-line...
n.p. Superior Court of New Jersey; Chancery division, Hudson County, 1969. 11p., 8.5x14 inch sheets stapled together at upper left corner, very good. Civil rights organizers in Hudson County filed the lawsuit against police for tracking their activities and creating secret files; the court finds that the police activities did...
New York: W. E. B. DuBois Clubs of America, 1968. xi, 31p., 8.5x11 inch mimeographed sheets staplebound at left, last page loose from staples but still present. One of the several newsletters published by the CP-affiliated DuBois Clubs in this period. Articles include Carlos Russell on The Black Caucus and...
[New York]: ANA Chapter, CSAE Local 1707, AFSCME AFL/CIO, 1969. 8.5x11 inch handbill, mimeographed on green paper, lightly fold-creased. States that two months after negotiating an agreement with the ANA to hire nurses from minority communities, several of the new nurses were being terminated. Outlies the case and asks the...
New York: MAN, [196-]. 8.5x11 inch handbill, minor edgewear; verso has a cartoon depicting Puerto Ricans, Vietnamese, American Indians, and African Americans being hung from the gallows. Announces upcoming events including daily demonstrations at the UN. The issuing organization is cited only as "MAN," located at 514 W. 126th St...
Detroit, MI: News & Letters, 1971. 17p., wraps somewhat smudged and soiled, mimeographed interior pages clean. Pre-Plenum Bulletin no. 2. Critique of Trotskyism, particularly its role in the black struggle. "The more they 'glorify' black 'leaders,' the less they work for unity with the Black masses in the anti-Vietnam War...
San Francisco: Dreamland, 1980. 40p., 6x8.5 inches, b&w photos, events, ads, very good booklet in stapled white pictorial wraps. Booklet celebrating the new performance venue, with photos of those featured there (ranging from Grace Jones and Sylvester to competitive bodybuilders). Includes a form to fill out for membership; ads for.....
New York: Young Communist League, 1990. 15p., newsprint magazine. Official bimonthly publication of the YCL, junior branch of the CPUSA. Articles in this issue include Joe Sims, "Under attack and fighting back: African American youth today," Jim Badger, "Hands off Cuba," and an interview with Gus Hall.
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.