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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 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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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 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
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 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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4 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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 Remarks of Hon. Lyman Trumbull, of Illinois, on seizure of arsenals at Harper's Ferry, Va., and Liberty, Mo., and in vindication of the Republican Party and its creed, in reponse to Senators Chesnut, Yulee, Saulsbury, Clay and Pugh. Delivered in the United States Senate, December 6, 7 and 8, 1859 Trumbull, Lyman
Washington DC Buell & Blanchard Printers 1859 1st Edition Loose-leaf and softcover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Interesting piece of antebellum legislative debate 12/1859. Leaves removed from larger grouping and secured by sewn binding tape. Republican response to calls for a Congressional inquiry into John Brown's raid by also calling for inquiry into an arsenal seizure in Missouri by pro-slavery militia. Also calls for explanation of Southern resolutions calling for secession if a Republican President is elected in 1860. Debates prior compromises and enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Law. Condition : Good-; light age toning throughout; a few stains to first and last pages; chipping/tearing along text block side; no text marks. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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