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1 Working Against the Grain: Re-Imaging Black Theology in the 21st Century (Cross Cultural Theologies) Anthony G. Reddie
New York NY Routledge 2014 1845533860 / 9781845533861 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Argues for a re-imagining of Black Christianity into a radical global religious framework, empowering marginalized peoples and supporting racial justice. Discusses the rise of neo-Pentecostalism. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner curling. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 The Long Shadow of Little Rock, A Memoir Bates, Daisy
New York NY David McKay Co. 1962 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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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3 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 7 - 9" 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
4 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 7 - 9" 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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5 King Among the Theologians Erskine, Noel Leo
Cleveland OH Pilgrim Press 1995 0829810153 / 9780829810158 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1997 3rd printing. Book Condition : Very Good, Ex-Church Library; cataloging information inside front and back covers, no markings to text; some rubbing to covers. Examines both the historic Black Church influences in King's theology as well as his place among other 20th century theologians such as Paul Tillich, James Cone, and Karl Barth. Also discusses King's views from the perspective of Womanist Theology 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh Glasco, Laurence A.
Pittsburgh PA University of Pittsburgh Press 2004 0822942321 / 9780822942320 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the first issue, edited and with an introduction, of previously unpublished work done in the 1930's by the WPA Federal Writers Project. Organized thematically (abolition and civil rights, industrial wage workers, arts, the church and civic community), this volume presents the history of African Americans in Pittsburgh from colonial times to the 1930's. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; a few spots on text block; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; mild rubbing; label adhesive remnant on spine end; stain to back of front interior top flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Truth Crushed To Earth Harry W. Kendall
Kearney NE EM-J Associates] 1999 0739202944 / 9780739202944 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" 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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8 White Women's Christ and Black Women's Jesus: Feminist Christology and Womanist Response (AAR Academy Series) Jacquelyn Grant
Atlanta GA Scholars Press 1989 1555403034 / 9781555403034 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Author advocates a womanist theology and christology for women of color separate from recent feminist christology. American Academy of Religion Academy Series No. 64. Book Condition : Very Good; marks on 2 pages only; light cover corner creasing; 2 small spots on text block. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 The Cross and the Lynching Tree James H. Cone
Maryknoll NY Orbis Books 2013 1626980055 / 9781626980051 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Critically acclaimed study of the intersection of race and religion in 20th century America, specifically the symbolism of the Cross and the lynching tree in the lives of African Amercians. Also draws on the theological work of Reinhold Niebuhr and Martin Luther King Jr. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light cover corner curling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10 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 7 - 9" 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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11 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 9 - 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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12 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 9 - 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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