ON BEING NEGRO IN AMERICA. by Redding, J. Saunders.


Edition: First printing.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1951.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A very personal book, eloquent in its simplicity, on what it meant to be black in the United States during the first half of the 20th century - he talks about the impact of the Scottsboro case, about a college student of his who was lynched in Georgia, but most of all he talks about the fact that he is tired of living in a country where there is a "race problem" although he admits he has no specific remedies for our "American sickness." 156 pp.

Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (light edgewear to the dj, especially at the ends of the spine).

Book ID: 33642
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