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The Sound of Freedom Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America
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The Sound of Freedom Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America

By Arsenault, Raymond

NY: Bloomsbury Press, 2010. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Paperback: 320 pages, Publisher: Bloomsbury Press1 edition (January 19, 2010) Language: English, ISBN-10: 1608190560, ISBN-13: 978-1608190560, Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.3 inches, , Shipping Weight: 12 ouncesOn Easter Sunday 1939, celebrated vocalist Marian Anderson sang before a throng of seventy-five thousand at the Lincoln Memorial. Though she was at the peak of a dazzling career, Anderson had recently been barred from performing at the Daughters of the American Revolution's Constitution Hall because she was black. Eleanor Roosevelt resigned from the DAR over the incident, turning it into national news. The courageous Anderson made the most of a politically charged occasion, captivating the world with her talent and her dignity. This richly textured story from acclaimed historian Raymond Arsenault captures an early milestone in the struggle for civil rights, the quiet heroism of Anderson, and a moment that still inspires Americans of every race. 8.19 X 5.43 X 0.94 inches, 320 pages

$9.20

The Hairstons An American Family in Black and White
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The Hairstons An American Family in Black and White

By Wiencek, Henry

NY: St. Martin's Griffin, 1999. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Near fine, nopcreasing on the spine. Paperback: 361 pages, Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (1999) Language: English, ISBN-10: 0965870189, ISBN-13: 978-0965870184, ASIN: B000O60M0S, Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1.1 inches, , Shipping Weight: 1.2 poundsThe Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White, written by historian Henry Wiencek, was published in 1999 by St. Martin's Press, and won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography9.10 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches, 361 pages

$12.88

Death at an Early Age The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools by Kozol, Jonathan Hardcover
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Death at an Early Age The Destruction of the Hearts and Minds of Negro Children in the Boston Public Schools by Kozol, Jonathan Hardcover

By Kozol, Jonathan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1967. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. DJ has rubbing, small 1 /2 inch tear on top spine edge. Has brodart protective cover. Has bookplate inside fron endpaper. Inside text pages are clean and tight sping and text. Boards are near fine. Death at an Early Age, his first non-fiction book, is a description of his first year as a teacher in the Boston Public Schools. It was published in 1967 and won the National Book Award in Science, Philosophy and Religion. It has sold more than two million copies in the United States and Europe. January 1, 19679 x 6240 pages

$32.20

Rising Above It All: A Tribute To The Rowan Slaves Of Federal Hill

By Ida M. K. (Rowan) Corley Roberts

Louisville, KY: Harmony House, 1994. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Inscription by author. Photographs8 vo, 8" - 9" tall144 pagesSigned by Author

$46.00

The Ten Things You Can't Say In America
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The Ten Things You Can't Say In America

By Elder, Larry

NY: St. Martins Press, 2000. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Published @$23.95Graphs8 vo, 8" - 9" tall354 pages

$12.88

This Far By Faith ~ Stories From The African American Religious Experience
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This Far By Faith ~ Stories From The African American Religious Experience

By Williams, Juan and Quinton Dixie

NY: William Morrow & Co, Inc,. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Religion has been and continues to be a sustaining force in the lives of African Americans. This enlightening book offers photographs, historical research, and contemporary analysis of the role of religion in fortifying African Americans from the days of slavery through harsh segregation and racial brutality and the civil rights and black power eras. Williams and Dixie trace the early influence of African religions on.Photographs8 vo, 8" - 9" tall

$16.56

Love Cemetery ~ Unburying the Secret History of Slaves

By Galland, China

NY: HarperOne, 2007. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Remainder mark on bottom edge. Photographs & maps1.1 x 9.1 x 6 inches, 288 pages

$12.88

African Americans Voices of Triumph : Creative Fire
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African Americans Voices of Triumph : Creative Fire

By Books, Time-Life

Alexandria , VA: Time Life Medical, 1994. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. DJ has mild rubbing and slight edge wear. Text is clean and unmarked. A tradition of african art, film making, music, literature, visual arts. Profusely illustrated throughout with b /w and color photographs and drawings. Editorial Advisory Board lists Henry Louis Gates, Jr. , who sat down with President Obama to talk and have a beer. 0.7 x 10.9 x 9 inches, 256 pages

$22.08

Urban Desegregation: Negro Pioneers and Their White Neighbors

By L. K. Northwood and Ernest A. T. Barth

Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1965. 1st Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Good. Ex-Library, gray cover, very new feeling books with the usual markings. The binding is strong and the textblock is sturdy. The pages are exceptionally clean and intact. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall131 pages

$9.20

Malcolm X ~ By Any Means Necessary

By Myers, Walter Dean

New York: Scholastic Inc., 1993. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Published @$13.951 x 8.4 x 5.3 inches, 210 pages

$12.88

Black Women for Beginners

By Sharp, SaundraHall, Beverly Hawkins

NY: Writers & Readers Publishing, 1993. 1st Edition 2nd Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. Published @$9.95Writers and Readers Documentary Comic Book, 58Illustrated0.54 x 8.96 x 6.01 inches, 192 pages

$11.04

Our Kind Of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class
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Our Kind Of People: Inside America's Black Upper Class

By Graham, Lawrence Otis

NY: Harpercollins Publishers, 1999. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Photographs8 vo,418 pages

$17.48

The Delany Sisters': Book of Everyday Wisdom
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The Delany Sisters': Book of Everyday Wisdom

By Delany, Sarah & Elizabeth with Amy Hill Hearth

NY: Kodansha International. 1st Edition Later Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Published@$15.00 DJ- clipped Autobiography /BiographyIllustrated16mo 6" - 7" tall133 pages

$9.20

The Negro Novel In America

By Bone, Robert

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 1965-1968, 1965. Revised Edition 4th Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. Cohesive patterns in the development of the negro novel, written in the turbulent sixties. Mass Market PB16mo 6" - 7" tall

$16.56

The Other Side Of The River - a Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma
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The Other Side Of The River - a Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma

By Kotlowitz, Alex

New York & London: Doubleday, 1998. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Published@ $ 24.95 White DJ with red and black titles. 8 vo,317 pages

$12.88

Rosa Parks: My Story
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Rosa Parks: My Story

By Rosa Parkfs with Jim Haskins

NY: Puffin Books, 1992. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. Slight edgewear, clean copy no markings. Rosa Parks is best known for the day she refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott. Yet there is much more to her story than this one act of defiance. In this straightforward, compelling autobiography, Rosa Parks talks candidly about the civil rights movement and her active role in it. Her dedication is inspiringher story is unforgettable. Photographs24mo 5" - 6" tall192 pages

$6.44

By Any Means Necessary: The Trials And Tribulations Of The Making Of Malcolm X
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By Any Means Necessary: The Trials And Tribulations Of The Making Of Malcolm X

By - with Ralph Wiley, Introduction by Terry McMillan

NY: Hyperion, 1992. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. Published @$12.95Photographs8 vo,314 pages

$12.88

The Jackson Phenomenon - The Man, The Power, The Message

By Colton, Elizabeth O.

NY: Doubleday. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fair/Very Good. Highlighting in the first thirdblue cloth 8 vo,290 pages

$5.52

The American Negro Revolution: From Nonviolence to Black Power 1963-1967

By Muse, Benjamin

Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. -Red cloth cover. Brodart Bump on edge of front board. Light stains on edges of leaves. DJ rubbed along edges, corner wear. Previous owner's signature. The history of race relations from the nonviolent campaigns of '63 and '64 to Watts in '65 to nationwide riots in '67. MUSE IS WINNER OF 1962 JAMES HUEY AWARD FOR INTERRACIAL JUSTICEMARCH ON WASHINGTON, 1963 - RIOTS OF 1967,8 vo,345 pages

$22.08

Somerset Homecoming

By Redford, Dorothy Spruill

NY: Doubleday, 1988. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 2-tone brown HB w / gilt titles. B&W Photographs8 vo,263 pages

$12.88

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