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: Freedomways Associates, 1968. Paperback journal, pp. 301-424, light shelfwear. This issue is devoted to the theme of "The crisis in education and the changing Afro-American community," with contributions from Horace Mann Bond, Brumsic Brandon, Doxey A. Wilkerson, and many others.
New York: Freedomways Associates, 1966. 293-396p., wraps slightly shelfworn else very good condition. Cover art by John Devine. Includes Jack O'Dell's "Colonialism and the Negro American experience," Tim Black's "Chicago Negro labor and civil rights," Special section in memory of Eslanda Robeson, Cartoons by Brumsic Brandon, and more.
Montgomery, AL: The Southern Network of African-American Organizers, 1992. Pamphlet. 42p., stapled wraps, 6x8.75 inches, touch of rust to staples else very good condition. Signed and inscribed by contributor and Planning Committee member Gwen Patton on the verso of the table of contents. Testimonies from African American activists on what.....
Tuskegee, AL: the Foundation, n.d. Group of six stamps of the same type, not yet separated along perforations, depicting Carver with chemistry lab equipment. Issued for use in fundraising rather than as postage, this type of stamp is known as a "cinderalla." Very good condition, each stamp 1.5x2 inches. Undated.....
Oakland: Glad Rag, 1985. Two issues of the 12-page tabloid format newspaper, vol. 7 nos. 5 and 7, both with horizontal fold, paper toned. Largely focused on local issues of importance to Black residents, but also the broader Oakland community, including a profile of Rev. Gordon Kwong-Sum Lau.
San Mateo, CA: Patterson & O'Connell, 1977. Calendar. 28p. calendar, each month illus. with 8-10 panels depicting the life of a prominent Black American (Frances Harper, Duke Ellington, James P. Beckwourth, Charles Spaulding, etc.), wraps lightly foxed along edges else good condition. Calendar sponsored by Patterson & O'Connell, a San.....
Philadelphia: Heike Rass-Paulmier and Stephen L. Paulmier, 1997. 35p., 8.5x11 inches, very good condition. Includes poetry by Amiri Baraka and Martin Espada, Elaine Kim on Asian American literature, and more. Motto is Brecht's quote, "Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape.....