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Malcolm X: Hero for a New Generation (April 7-July 4, 1990)
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Malcolm X: Hero for a New Generation (April 7-July 4, 1990)

By LeFalle-Collins, Lizzetta

California Afro-American Museum (CAAM), 1990. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. Some bumps and bends. Includes photographs. Booklet accompanied an April 7- July 4, 1990 exhibition at California Afro-American Museum (CAAM) on Malcolm X. 15p. Bibliography. Measures 8.5 inches square.

$16.00

The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting
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The Portrayal of the Negro in American Painting

By Sadik, Marvin S

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 1964. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Black and white images. Artists include John Singleton Copley, Charles Willson Peale, Jeremiah Hardy, Christian Mayr, William Sidney Mount, Thomas Moran, Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Jacob Lawrence, Horace Pippin, Ben Shahn, and others. This exhibition of eighty American paintings, spanning a period of two and half centuries with a special emphasis on leading artists from each period, serves as a social document. Measures 8x10 inches.

$12.00

The First Passage: Blacks in the Americas 1502-1617
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The First Passage: Blacks in the Americas 1502-1617

By Palmer, Colin A

Oxford University Press, 1995. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Topics include from Africa to America, Slavery and Work, Slave Society and Culture, the Struggle for Freedom, etc. Chronology. Glossary. Further Reader. Index.

$12.00

Salmagundi: Afro-American at the Start of a New Century (Winter-Spring 2002)
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Salmagundi: Afro-American at the Start of a New Century (Winter-Spring 2002)

By Boyers, Robert (editor)

Skidmore College, 2002. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Features Afro-American at the Start of a New Century with contributions from Orlando Patterson, Eugene Rivers, David Steiner, Kendall Thomas, Emily Bernard and others. Also "Thinking about 9/11" sections, with contributions from Christopher Hitchens, Tzvetan Todorov and Martin Jay. Charles Moleworth on Gerhard Richter, poetry, and more. Illustrated. A Quarterly of the Humanities and Social Sciences, No. 133-134

$12.00

Transition: The X Factor (Volume 2: No. 56)
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Transition: The X Factor (Volume 2: No. 56)

By Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.; Appiah, Kwame Anthony

Oxford University Press, 1992. Paperback. Good. Unmarked text. Rubbing on back cover. Features Malcolm X. Articles by W.J.T. Mitchell, David Bradley, Spike Lee, Michael Eric Dyson, Ishmael Reed, Shelby Steele, Stephen L. Carter, Nadine Godimer and others. 190p.

$12.00

Manning Marable on Malcolm X His Message and Meaning
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Manning Marable on Malcolm X His Message and Meaning

By Marable, Manning

Open Magazine Pamphlet Series, 1992. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Pamphlet #22. 18p. Measures 11x4.2 inches. This work prefigured Marable's (1950-2011) biography of Malcolm X, published in 2011.

$16.00

African American Review (Vol 41, No. 3, Fall 2007)
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African American Review (Vol 41, No. 3, Fall 2007)

By Moody, Joycelyn (editor)

St Louis University, 2007. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Cover by Deborah Dancy. Essays on James Baldwin, William Wells Brown, Daniel Coker, Chester Himes, Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Nella Larsen, Ellen Tarry and Richard Wright. Reviews. pp.404-592. Advertisements.

$20.00

Science, Myth, Reality: The Black Family in One-Half Century of Research
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Science, Myth, Reality: The Black Family in One-Half Century of Research

By Engram, Eleanor

Greenwood Press, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked. Some rubbing on dust jacket. Tables and illustrations. 216p. Series: Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies: Contemporary Black Poets (Book 64). This monograph is a late-20th century attempt to appraise critically the research literature on the black family, In essence, the author's argument is that much of what passes for reality in this area is actually myth. Includes demographical status of black families, mating, family theory, child rearing and more. Bibliography. Index.

$12.00

Project Success: The Right Thing for the Right Reason
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Project Success: The Right Thing for the Right Reason

By Moses, Sheila P

Atlanta: 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc, 2004. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unmarked text. Rubbing on dust jacket. Foreword by Andrew J. Young. Illustrated. Photographs. Bibliography. 192p.

$12.00

The Black Studies Journal (Vol. 2, Fall 1999): Black Women Entering the 21st Century
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The Black Studies Journal (Vol. 2, Fall 1999): Black Women Entering the 21st Century

By Tsuruta, Dorothy Randall (editor)

College of Ethnic Studies. San Francisco State University, 1999. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. 164p. Contributors include Clenor Hudson-Weems, Valethia Watkins, Philomina E. Okeke, Chandra Pugh, Theophile Obenga and others.

$16.00

A Salute to Historic Blacks in the Arts (Vol. VIII)
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A Salute to Historic Blacks in the Arts (Vol. VIII)

By Green, Richard L

Empak Publishing Co, 1993. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked text. Presents biographies of twenty-four black men and women who made notable contributions in the arts, including Marion Anderson, James Baldwin, Alexander Dumas, Lorraine Hansberry, Paul Robeson, Bert Williams, Dean C. Dixon, Langston Hughes, Scott Joplin, Bessie Smith and others. 32p. An Empak "Black History" publication series. Biographies by "Test Yourself," a crossword puzzle, and a word search game.

$12.00

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Build the Dream
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: Build the Dream

By Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation

Washington DC: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, nd. Brochure. Very Good. Unmarked. Undated. Promotional brochure seeking donations for the memorial. Measures 15x7 inches unfolded. Printed on two sides, with three panels on each side. Several images.

$12.00

Martin Luther King A Lyon: Memoire Active
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Martin Luther King A Lyon: Memoire Active

By Vial, Robert (editor)

Lyon, France: Michel Chomarat, 2009. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Gift inscription of editor to previous owner on title page. Text in French. French flaps. Many illustrations. Index. A commemoration to Martin Luther King, Jr. Contributors include Christian Delorme, Pierrick Eberhard, Jean-Louis Achille, Marion Huissoud-Gachet, Suzanne Rata and others. 141p.

$25.00