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MURDER ON SHADES MOUNTAIN : The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham
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MURDER ON SHADES MOUNTAIN : The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham

By Morrison, Melanie S.

Duke University Press, 2018. 256pp. Black hardback with DJ, VG, signed by author on title page, index, bibliography, chapter notes, b&w photos, MURDER ON SHADES MOUNTAIN : The Legal Lynching of Willie Peterson and the Struggle for Justice in Jim Crow Birmingham, . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$17.00

THE MAGAZINE NOVELS OF PAULINE HOPKINS
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THE MAGAZINE NOVELS OF PAULINE HOPKINS

By Hopkins, Pauline; Carby, Hazel V. (intro by)

Oxford, 1990. 621pp. Small fat softback, VG, reprint, Collection of magazine novels by Pauline Hopkins, that appeared in the 'Colored American Magazine' from 1901-1903, . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

WE'LL UNDERSTAND IT BETTER BY AND BY : Pioneering African American Gospel Composers

By Reagon, Bernice Johnson (editor)

Smithsonian Institution Press, 1992. 384pp. Light orange cloth hardnack, DJ VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, bibliography, music scores, b&w photos, discography, Pioneering African American gospel composers, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$17.00

THE JOURNEY OF AUGUST KING

By Ehle, John

Harper & Row, 1971. 218pp. Tan cloth hardback, DJ has tiny chips missing at upper spine edge and a very tiny chip back upper cover edge, First Edition First Printing, Discovering Analees Williamsburg, a fifteen-year-old runaway slave in 1810, August King faces a moral dilemma in which he must decide between turning the girl in for a reward or risking his life to help her, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.

$65.00

COUNTRY BLUES SONGBOOK
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COUNTRY BLUES SONGBOOK

By Grossman, Stefan; Calt, Stephen; Grossman, Hal

Oak Publications, 1973. 208pp. Over sized softback, G+, corner tips bumped, large scrape on lower front cover near spine edge, brown liquid stains o outer page edges, text is free of markings, Lyrics, melody lines, and chord diagrams for over 120 great country blues songs, . Soft Cover. Good+.

$18.50

WORLD'S GREAT MEN OF COLOR Volume II Only
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WORLD'S GREAT MEN OF COLOR Volume II Only

By Rogers, J.A.; Clarke, John Henrik (editor)

Touchstone / Simon and Schuster, 1996. 564pp. Trade paperback, VG, tiny chip upper front corner tip, no names or markings in text, Volume Two Only, Outstanding blacks of Europe, the United States, South and Central America, and the West Indies, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$15.00

THE PENTECOSTALS : The Charismatic Movement in the Churches
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THE PENTECOSTALS : The Charismatic Movement in the Churches

By Hollenweger, Walter J.

Augsburg Publishing House, 1972. 572pp, Red cloth, minor rubbing around edges, upper corner tips slightly bumped, DJ has minor wear around edges, tables, figures, chapter notes, biblio, index, Comprehensive history of the first 60 years of the Movement, the churches' activities in the US, Brazil, South Africa and Europe, doctrines, beliefs and ethics, assessment of its influence and growth, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.00

PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR

By Gentry, Tony

Chelsea House, 1989. 110pp. Hardback with glossy illustrated boards, index, appendix, chronology, b&w photis, A biography of African-American poet, Paul Laurence Dunbar written for school age children, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$9.00

BLACK CHICAGO'S FIRST CENTURY : Volume One 1833-1900
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BLACK CHICAGO'S FIRST CENTURY : Volume One 1833-1900

By Reed, Christopher Robert

University of Missouri Press, 2005. 582pp. Black cloth hardback with DJ, VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, library name on front and rear end pages and upper page edge, no markings in text, index, bibliography, chapter notes, b&w photos, maps, Study of African-American population in 19th century Chicago, Illinois, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.00

BLACKS IN THE CITY : A History of the National Urban League

By Parris, Guichard; Brooks, Lester

Little Brown & Co, 1971. 534pp. Dark gray cloth hardback, DJ has tiny tears and light rubbing along edges, stated First Edition, index, chapter notes, b&w photos, Blacks in the City, a History of the National Urban League, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.

$30.00

A TIME TO SPEAK, A TIME TO ACT : The Movement in Politics

By Bond, Julian

Simon & Schuster, 1972. 163pp. Trade paperback, G+, light rubbing along edges, small crease front lower corner tip, footnotes, Describes the politics that gave blacks some headway during the 1960s, . Trade Paperback. Good+.

$15.00

SHE COME BRINGING ME THAT LITTLE BABY GIRL

By Greenfield, Eloise

J.B Lippincott Co., 1974. c.32pp. Purple cloth hardback, DJ VG with tiny tear at upper spine edge and price clipped, inscribed and signed by illustrator on title page, The story of a young boy who is jealous of his new baby sister until he realizes the importance of his new role as a big brother, . Signed by Illustrator. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by John Steptoe .

$12.50

SAVANNAH SYNCOPATORS : African Retentions in the Blues

By Oliver, Paul

Stein and Day, 1974. 112pp. Thin trade paperback, VG, no names or markings in book, Second Printing, index, glossary, record list, Includes: Africa and the jazz historian, Music in West Africa, Savannah Song, The source ofthe slaves, Africa and the Blues, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$18.00

POETIC JUSTICE : Film-Making South Central Style
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POETIC JUSTICE : Film-Making South Central Style

By Singleton, John; Chambers, Veronica; Lee, Spike

Delta / Dell, 1993. 251pp. Trade paperback, VG, paper has turned light brown, b&w photos, screenplay for Poetic Justice, . Trade Paperback. Very Good.

$11.50

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA : Two Volume Set
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA : Two Volume Set

By Zuczek, Richard (editor)

Greenwood Press, 2006. Volume one 392pp., Volume two 470pp., Heavy hardbacks with glossy illustrated boards, VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, index, bibliography, appendices, b&w illustrations, volume one :A-L, volume two :M-Z with primary documents, The encyclopedia offers a timeline of Reconstruction, a bibliography of print and electronic information resources, a selection of primary documents, a table of important dates, numerous illustrations, and a detailed subject index,. Hard Covers. Very Good.

$50.00

BLOOD AND BONE : Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town
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BLOOD AND BONE : Truth and Reconciliation in a Southern Town

By Shuler, Jack

University of South Carolina Press, 2012. 240pp. Red cloth hardback with DJ, VG, First Printing, inscribed and signed by author, pencil marks and small notes in margins throughout book, index, bibliography, chapter notes, b&w photos, On the night of February 8, 1968, South Carolina state highway patrolmen fired on civil rights demonstrators in front of South Carolina State College, Three young black men were killed, and twenty-seven other protestors were injured, the Orangeburg Massacre, as it came to be known, was one of the first violent civil rights confrontations on an American college campus. The patrolmen involved were exonerated while victims and their families were left still seeking justice, . Signed by Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$12.50

ETCHED IN CLAY : The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet
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ETCHED IN CLAY : The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet

By Cheng, Andrea

Lee & Low Books Inc., 2013. 143pp. Blue hardback with DJ VG, b&w woodcuts, The biography of an enslaved potter who inscribed his works with sayings and poems in spite of South Carolina's slave anti-literacy laws in the years leading up to the Civil War, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Andrea Cheng .

$7.50

STEVIE

By Steptoe, John

Harper & Row, 1969. c.26pp. Hardback with illustrated boards, no DJ, VG, Harpercrest Library Edition, inscribed and signed by author on title page dated 1983, full page illustrations, A young boy names Stevie moves in with Robert and his family and he must adjust to having to share his home, toys, and family with him, . Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$16.75

CHRISTMAS IN THE BIG HOUSE, CHRISTMAS IN THE QUARTERS
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CHRISTMAS IN THE BIG HOUSE, CHRISTMAS IN THE QUARTERS

By McKissack, Patricia C.; McKissack, Fredrick L.

Scholastic, 1994. 68pp. Over sized hardback with red cloth spine and green boards, DJ VG, bibliography, full page illustrations, Christmas on a plantation in Virginia in 1859, views from both the Big House and the slave quarters, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by John Thompson .

$10.00

OUR PEOPLE
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OUR PEOPLE

By Medearis, Angela Shelf

Gingham Dog Press / Columbus, Ohio, 2003. c.32pp. Over sized hardback with glossy illustrated boards, DJ VG, Third Printing, Celebrates the legacy of African Americans through a conversation between a father and daughter, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Michael Bryant .

$12.00

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