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A Promise to Keep a Narrative of the American Encounter with Anti-Semitism

By: Belth, Nathan C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Times Books, 1979


305 pages. Clean book with mild age marks on the cover. Illustrated with photos and other pictures. Among the 10 chapters are essays on The Black Extremists, The Nation of Islam, The Oil Weapon, Racism and Immigration, Catholics Bear the Brunt, etc View more info

American Negro Slavery: a Modern Reader

By: Weinstein, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1973


Text is clean, spine creases; title, table of contents, preface and dedication pages are loose due to aging and are separated from the book. An anthology of American slavery. Essays by various writers - Southern Negro Slavery, The Militant South, The Profitability of Slavery, Black Confederacy, etc View more info

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Army Life in a Black Regiment

By: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Dover, 2002


Clean text, very good binding, name on endpaper crossed out. 13 chapters, 5 appendices, Index. Written by a Union colonel from New England in charge of African-American troops training on the Sea Islands off the Carolinas ; Dover African-American Books View more info

Black World Magazine: Vol XXV No. 3 January 1976 The Afro-American Stake in Africa by Former Congressman Charles C. Diggs

By: John W. Johnson, editor

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing, 1976


Annual Literary Awards. Cover creased, pages browned. Cover: Congressman Charles C. Diggs. Interview with John A. Williams, novelist; America's Stake in Southern Africa; What Happened to the Black Movement by Nathan Hare; King Alfred Reconsidered; Interview with novelist John A. Williams; Letter from (Senegal) Dakar; Dudley Randall and The Broadside Press in Detroit. View more info

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Book World: the Washington Post : September 3, 1972 Racism - Robert Forman; Julius Lester; Black History

By: Washington Post

Price: $18.00

Publisher: The Washington Post, 1972


Features book reviews on various books. A column by William Loren Katz on The Black History Movement and comments/reviews on various books including Racism by Robert Froman; Broken Promises: The Strange History of the 14th Amendment by Richard Stiller, Julius Lester's book Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History. Front cover: The World of the Blue Collar Worker, book by Irving Howe, article by Bernard Weisberger; Diderot by Arthur Wilson - review by J. H. Plumb; Re... View more info

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Dr. Errol Crook: People Making A Difference

By: Wassynger, Ruth Akamine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill, 1997


Comprehension book 1 of 24. For grade 5. Level 11, Unit 2. Three page booklet of the life of Dr. Errol Crook, an African American doctor from Alabama; Spotlight Books View more info

Go Tell it on the Mountain

By: Baldwin, James

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Signet, 1963

Edition: Second Printing


Clean text, cover creases. Comlete and Unabridged. The story of a Negro's evangelist's family as they fight sin and search for salvation in the ghettos of Harlem. Brown cover with drawing on a man. Author's photo is on the back cover View more info

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Jazz People

By: Wilmer, Valerie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Quartet Books, 1977


Illustrated with photos. Includes 14 great jazz musicians, the origins of the music, etc. Spine creases View more info

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MAN ON FIRE: John Brown and the Cause of Liberty

By: Abels, Jules

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MacMillan, 1971

Edition: First Printing


Red mark on bottom, clean text, very good binding. John Brown - alias Nelson Hawkins, Alias Shubel Morgan alias Isaac Smith. DJ has mild wear View more info

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Negro Slave Songs in the United States

By: Fisher, Miles Mark

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Citadel Press, 1969

Edition: Second Edition


Spine creases, underlining on some pages. 222 pages. 9 chapters, Bibliography, Index. Foreword by Ray Allen Billington. Includes song and history of the songs and the time period View more info

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Negro Soldiers in the Civil War (CWTI Extra)

By: James I. Robertson, Jr

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Civil War Times, 1969


Stapled wraps. Reprinted from Civil War Times Illustrated. 11 pages. Illustrated with reprints from sketches. Outer wraps have some creasing; mild scuffing on the cover Front cover states: A CWTI Extra. Reprinted from Civil War Times Illustrated. View more info

Nigger Heaven : Complete and Unabridged

By: Van Vechten, Carl

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Avon, 1951


Book's inside cover state this book "brings to life the glamour, excitement, and rhythm of the Jazz Age in New York's Harlem" Critical commentary by George S. Schuyler. This is an Avon Reprint Edition. Includes a Glossary of Negro Words and Phrases. Some of the songs and snatches of Blue songs were written especially for this book by Langston Hughes. Cover is in good condition, inside has some browning. Book is in good to fair overall condition; Avon Pocket Size ... View more info

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Of the Dawn of Freedom: the Afro-American Experience

By: Eva Slezak; Enoch Pratt Free Library

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1979


Pictorial wraps. Illustrated. A Catalogue of the Exhibition, Feb 5 - April 28, 1979, Baltimore, MD, in celebration of Afro-American History Month. Presents a selection of unusual and important books in this field. A very good reference book on African-American literature and history. 10 chapters include: The African Homeland, Slavery and Voices of Protest; Maryland in Liberia; The Underground Railroad; Soldiers and Patriots; Folklore and Tall Tales; Balc Patriots, ect. F... View more info

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Sam's World: Poems

By: Cornish, Sam

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Decatur House, 1978


Clean inside, cover is scuffed. A collection of poems including Sojourner Truth, Some Black Teachers Who Love Their Students ABeat Them To Death With Dictionaries, Minstrel Man, Sweet Pea, When My Grandmother Died, Slave Ship, Scott Joplin, Fanny Kemble, Frederick Douglass, Mayesville, South Carolina, Mary McLeoud Bethune, and more View more info

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Scott Joplin: the Man Who Made Ragtime

By: Haskins, James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, 1978

Edition: First Edition


248 pages. Clean text, no name inside. Illustrated. The author provides a biography of Joplin as well as black cultural history. DJ price clipped, edge tears View more info