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Folklore, Art, Dance, & Poetry

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Folklore, Art, Dance, & Poetry

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1 (Editor), Mathew H. Ahmann - (Contributors):, Stephen J. Wright, Kenneth B. Clark, Diane Nash, William J. Kenealy, Thomas P. Melady. In The Symposium: James Baldwin, Emile Capouya, Lorraine Hansberry, Nat Hentoff, Langston Hughes, and Alfred Kazin - THE NEW NEGRO (A Symposium) -

Fides Publishers - 1965 - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Good - (Pages Unmarked) - (Hard Cover and Jacket in good condition) - (Civil Rights, African America (8" x 5") - 

This small (145) page book presents a series of papers by outstanding authorities in their fields on the theme of The New Negro, which was delivered at the first national convention of te Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice. The final feature of this book is a symposium in which James Baldwin, Emile Capouya, Lorraine Hansberry, Nat Hentoff, Langston Hughes, and Alfred Kazin discuss, "The Role of the (1960s) Negro in American Culture." The results is an original and important contribution to the cause of racial justice in the United States. 
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2 A Novel by Ernest J. Gaines - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN -

(The Dial Press) - (1971) - (First Edition) - (Hard Cover, W/Dust Jacket) - Used, Very Good, (Pages Are Unmarked) - (Small shelf wear on spine of Jacket and at front edge of bottom corner) - (Civil Rights Movement) - (245, Pages) - 

A legendary , strong, wise, female, poetic, tour-de-force, elderly figure created by the author to represent the social experiences of African Americans up until this period in time in the 1960s. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Adele Logan Alexander - HOMELANDS AND WATERWAYS: The American Journey of The Bond Family, 1846-1926

(Pantheon Books) - (1999) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Biographical) - 

The story of One family with Two cultures - One side European American and the other one African American. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Al Rose - STORYVILLE, NEW ORLEANS: Being an Authentic, Illustrated Account of the Red-Light District -

University of Alabama - 1974 - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - Used - Very Good - (Pages Are Unmarked) - (New Orleans' History) - (225 Pages) - 

(Coffee Table size, Quick Reference, Oversize) - Like one of "Jelly Roll Morton's" well-tuned Ragtime performances, this volume is well-researched and written. It makes you feel what it was like to be on "Bourbon Street" during the latter part of the 19th. Century (1898, untill its demise in 1917, when it was closed by the United States Department of the Navy, who deemed it closed, because only illegal prostitution could be practice near its military installations. (You read right!). 
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5 Alain Locke, (Editor), Preface by Robert Hayden - THE NEW NEGRO -

Atheneum - 1986 - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - Used - Very Good - (African American History, Soc 

In this volume, the author articulates the crucial ideas of a generation in rebellion against accepted beliefs, while engaging in racial self-discovery and cultural re-assessment. This book affirms the values of the African heritage of Africans in America, and expresses hope for the future of the race in this country, while stressing the African American's "Americanism." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Alan Govenar - MEETING THE BLUES: The Rise of the TEXAS SOUND -

Taylor Publishing - 1988 - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Pages full of pictures and text) - (Hard Cover & Dust Jacket, Very Good condition) - (Jacket Cover with white background and vibrant pastel colors and a picture of Johnny Copeland playing his guitar) - (Coffee Table size, Quick Refe (Oversize) - 

This volume is a collector's treasure with a lot of biographical information of the "Whose - Who" of the "Texas Blues Sound." 
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7 Alexander Thomas, M.D. & Samuel Sillen, Ph.D.; Introduction - Kenneth Clark - RACISM AND PSYCHIATRY -

(Citadel Press) - (1991) - (Soft Cover - Laminated)- Used, Very Good (Plus)- (Racism, Ethnocentric sciences 

A must read for anyone who views racism as only prejudice and other mental states. This volume presents the notion that racism is an institutionalized way of life in an Ethnocentric European dominate American society. 
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8 Alice Randall - THE WIND DONE GONE -

Houghton Miffin Company - 2001 - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Hard Cover & Dust Jacket, Very Good - Plus) - (Unauthorized Parody) - (8-1/2 x 5-3/4) - 

"The (210) page, Unauthorized Parody of Gone With The Wind." This is a provocative literary parody that exploits the mythology perpetrated by a certain Southern classic - A must read! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Anne Farrow, Joel Lang, And Jennifer Frank, Foreword By Evelyn Higginbotham - COMPLICITY: How The North Promoted, Prolonged, And Profited from Slavery -

(Ballantine Books) - (2005) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - (Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Very Good - (Plus) - (Northern Slavery, Commentary) 

This starling and deeply researched volume reveals how the North (like the South) was a place where thousands of Africans were held in bondage, and slavery was both an economic dynamo and necessary way of life. Complicity also reveals the cruel truth about the Triangle Trade of molasses, rum, and slaves that lucratively linked the North to the West Indies and Africa; As it discloses the reality of Northern empires built on the profits from rum, cotton, and ivory - and which were operated, in some cases, by abolitionists; and it exposes the thousand-acre plantations that existed in towns such as Salem, Connecticut. 
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10 Arthur P. Davis, J. Saunders Redding and Joyce Ann Joyce, Editors - THE NEW CAVALCADE: African American Writing from 1760 to the Present - Volumes l & ll -

Howard University Press - 1992 - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (African American,Literature)- Two Volume Set - 

A (2) Volume set of historical writings of extraordinary African Americans. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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11 Askhari Johnson Hodari, Yvonne McCalla Sobers & Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu - LIFELINES: The Black Book of Proverbs

Broadway Books 2009 (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) Used - Very Good - (Plus) Book of Values 

This little volume contain the wisdom of the ages and is guaranteed to make you smile. Proverbs are main-stays in the African cultures. From the advice that you wish your mother or father had given you to things you probably suspected, but never have put into words. A volume to read, absorb and treasure. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Author Langston Hughes, Introduction by Jesse Jackson, Afterword by Robert G. O'Meally BLACK MISERY -

(Oxford University Press) - 1994 - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - Used - Very Good - (7-1/4" X 5-1/4" booklet) - (Illustrations by Arouni) -

Mr. Hughes's wry, understated wit, his lyrical honesty about bigotry and hard times, makes you grin, even as you may wince at their painful truths. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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13 Bakari Kitwana - THE HIP HOP GENERATION: Young Blacks and The Crisis in African-American Culture -

Basic Books - 2002 - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket)- Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Hard Cover, & Dust Jacket, Very Good, Plus)- (Social Culture) - (230 Pages) - 

In this book, the author "challenges the Hip-Hop generation to embrace values that can transform Hip-Hop from spectacle into a real force for social change" 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Barbara Hull ST. SIMONS ENCHANTED ISLAND: A History Of The Most Historic Of Georgia's Fabled Golden Isles -

(Cherokee Publishing) - (1980) - (Hard Cover - W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Good - (Pages Are Unmarked) - (Dust jacket slightly worn from shelf life, with small tears on top) - (Signed by Author) - (Historic Georgia) - (136 Pages) - 

As soon as James Oglethorpe arrived in the colonies from England, he established what was to become the colony of Georgia. Then he went about building a permanent resident on St. Simons Island. St. Simons was the most-prized jewel in the chain of barrier islands off of the coast of Georgia. Next to be developed on the island was a patriarchal society, which had as its focus the building of plantations with slave labor and growing cotton. In this book, the author romanticizes the island's history, leading up to, during, and after the Civil War. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Barry Gordy - TO BE LOVED: The Music, The Magic, The Memories of Motown

Warner Books - 1994 (Hard Cover -W/Dust Jacket) - Used - Very Good - (Plus) - (Autobiographical) - 

This volume is for the "Motown" lover in you. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Belinda Hurmence - SLAVERY TIME: WHEN I WAS CHILLUN

(G. P. Putnam's Sons) - (1997) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - Used, Very Good, (Plus) - (Signed by Author) (Enslavement of Children) - 

This work is drawn from the 1936, Federal Writers' Project. Stories, as told to intervers by former slaves. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Bell Hooks - AIN'T I A WOMAN: Black Women And Feminism -

(South End Press) - (1981) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (African American Feminism) - 

This landmark work of history and theory challenges every accepted notion about the nature of African American women's lives. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Bell Hooks - KILLING RAGE: Ending Racism -

(Henry Holt) - (1995) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (Racism and Feminism) - 

The author's words help us to decolonize and un-enslave our minds, souls, and bodies on a deeper level. 
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19 Bell Hooks - YEARNING: race, gender, and cultural politics -

(South End Press) - (1990) - (Soft Cover - Laminated) - (Used - Very Good) - (Race, Gender, Politics) - 

In this volume, the author crosses disciplinary boundaries in a major debates on postmodern theory, cultural criticism, and the politics of race and gender. 
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20 Benjamin Brawley (Editor) - EARLY NEGRO AMERICAN WRITERS: Selections with Biographical and Critical Introductions -

Dover Publications - 1970 - (Soft Cover - Laminated) Used -Very Good - (Plus) - (Spine slightly tilted) (African American Literature)  


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