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1 The Long Shadow of Little Rock, A Memoir Bates, Daisy
New York NY David McKay Co. 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
1970 4th printing. Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt. Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; chipping and tearing at edges. Personal memoirs of Daisy Bates, a civil rights activist best known for her involvement with the Little Rock Nine and the successful attempt to desegregate public schools in Arkansas. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 The Civil War in Pennsylvania: The African American Experience Black, Samuel W. (Ed.)
Pittsburgh PA Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation 2013 0936340207 / 9780936340203 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Issued as part of PA Civil War150, this collection of 8 essays is divided into three categories - The Early Impact of Race, Politics, and Freedom; In Search of Freedom: Migration, Emigration, or Just Stay Put; and, The War to End Slavery: On the Road to Freedom. Topics covered include the Fugitive Slave Law and the Christiana Resistance, Colored Troops in the Union army, Emigration, and more. Richly illustrated with color and b&w photos throughout. Book Condition : Near Fine; actually a new copy but it has wear at spine ends, edges, and corners due to shelving at museum store. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Mind Machine: A Composition, Blackman, Tony and Russell, Alice Tingle
3 The Mind Machine: A Composition Blackman, Tony and Russell, Alice Tingle
Harlem, NY United Brothers Communications Systems Inc. 1979 First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Joseph Aliamipano (photography) Inscribed by Author(s)
This composition is a collection of original poetry illustrated with black and white photographs by Joseph Aliamipano. Singed by Alice Tingle Russell on title page with an inscription to Major General Shaefer. 31-page stapled softcover. Published by The United Br others Communication Systems, Inc., a publisher for African-Ameri can writers. 1979, first edition, first printing. Book Condition : Good; clean and unmarked, no creases, a couple tiny edge tears. Cover has some shelf wear and aging around the edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimké (The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers) Charlotte L. Forten Grimké
New York NY Oxford University Press 1989 0195060865 / 9780195060867 Soft cover Near Fine Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Collection of diary entries by 19th century scholar, reformer, and writer. Grimke was born into an affluent antebellum Northern free black family. Her journals document her involvement with the abolitionist movement, her teaching of contraband slaves in the South Carolina Sea Islands during the war, and her later work as a poet and essayist. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light shelf wear at top edge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Truth Crushed To Earth Harry W. Kendall
Kearney NE EM-J Associates] 1999 0739202944 / 9780739202944 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Subtitled - The Legacy of Will Parker, a Black American Revolutionary. Historical novel centering around the 1851 Christiana Revolt (or Resistance) in southeastern Pennsylvania related to the attempt to enforce the Fugitive Slave Act. Book Condition ; Very Good; no text marks; light cover corner curling; some light rubbing and creasing to covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 The Search for Common Ground Howard Thurman
New York NY Harper & Row 1971 Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
1st Edition, 2nd printing. Interfaith theologian Thurman explores the notion of shared humanity and the need for community, as rooted in Creation stories and in response to the segregation and the search for common ground in modern society. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; slight bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; sunlight fading to spine; chipping and small tears along edges; come creasing; price unclipped. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Beautiful Are Their Feet: Celebrating Ministries and Gifts, Vol. XII Iva E. Carruthers, Maurice McNeil, and Lois B. Johnson (editors)
Chicago IL Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference 2015 0991528719 / 9780991528714 Hardcover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Softcover. Program honoring African American ministers and leaders active in Civil Rights and social justice efforts : Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery, Rev. Dr. Larry G. Murphy, Ms. Ruby Nell Sales, and Rev. Dr. Virgil Wood. From the 2015 Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference, Reclaiming Our Moral Authority: Faith and Justice in the Age of Reinvented Empire. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light shelf wear to edges; light cover corner curling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 From Calabar to Carter's Grove: The History of a Virginia Slave Community (Colonial Williamsburg Studies in Chesapeake History and Culture) Lorena S. Walsh
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1997 0813917190 / 9780813917191 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Significant history of a Tidewater slave community on the Burwell family estate. Utilizing plantation records, artifacts, and archaeological ruins, this work offers details of their African origins, slave histories, and daily hardships. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear/toning along bottom front board; a few small spots to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; some shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 No Free Ride: From the Mean Streets to the Mainstream Mfume, Kweisi and Ron Stodghill
New York NY One World/Ballantine 1996 0345392205 / 9780345392206 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on half title page : "To Ann, With Best Wishes ! Kwesi Mfume 96". Biography of former Maryland Congressman and former president of the NAACP details both his political life as well as his early life growing up in a poor urban environment. Book Condition : Very Good; no text markings; a few spots to text block; bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; sticker adhesive remnant on top right front; light shelf wear along edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Paul Robeson: Bearer of a Culture (Exhibition Catalog) NA
New York NY Paul Robeson Foundation / New York Historical Society 1998 0966671104 / 9780966671100 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
1st Edition, 1st printing. Exhibit catalog features mostly essays on Paul Robeson and his influence as well as excerpts from Robeson's letters. B&W photos throughout. List of exhibit objects. Book Condition :Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner creasing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 In His Image: Illustrations and Meditations From an African-Centered Christian Perspective Solomohn Ennis; Barbara Ennis
Chicago IL Third World Press 2011 0883782995 / 9780883782996 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Letterio Calapi 
Presents 40+ engravings by African American artist Letterio Calapi (1930-1993) originally done for "A Negro Bible," an unfinished project. The plates are presented with a matching scriptural quotation on the facing page. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; bumping to spine ends; creasing to edges of some pages near the back. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear to edges; some light rubbing and creasing; price sticker remnant at bottom right rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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