ON BEING NEGRO IN AMERICA.
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).