THE EDUCATION OF A BLACK RADICAL: A Southern Civil Rights Activist's Journey, 1959-1964.
Edition: First printing.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A first hand account of the early days of America's civil rights struggle. Inspired by the actions of the four black college students who refused to leave the whites-only lunch counter of a Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth's on February 1, 1960, D'Army Bailey, the freshman class president at Southern University - the largest predominantly black college in the nation - joined with his classmates in their battle against segregation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Now a circuit court judge in Tennessee, this is a look at the years that changed America and shaped his life. Warmly INSCRIBED by Bailey on the half title page. Foreword by Nikki Giovanni. Illustrated with photographs, index. xiv, 257 pp. ISBN: 978-0807134764.
Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.