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  • MULTI-AMERICA: Essays of Cultural Wars and Cultural Peace. by [Anthology, signed] Reed, Ishmael, editor (Juan Felipe Herrera and Frank Chin, signed.)
    [Anthology, signed] Reed, Ishmael, editor (Juan Felipe Herrera and Frank Chin, signed.)
    MULTI-AMERICA: Essays of Cultural Wars and Cultural Peace.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An uncommon and unpredictable anthology bringing together writers of all colors and ethnic backgrounds who discuss just what American culture is today, what it can be, and the problems in our understanding of what it means to be an American. This includes essays by Miguel Algarin, Frank Chin, Robert Eliot Fox, Juan Felipe Herrera, Maulena Karenga, Barbara Smith, William Wong, Gerald Horne, John A Williams, Ana Castillo, Leslie Marmon Silko, Amiri Baraka, Gerald Vizenor, Bharati Mukherjee, and many others. SIGNED by THREE authors: by Reed on the title page and by Frank Chin at his contribution "Rashomon Road" and Juan Felipe Herrera at "The Colored Trickster and the Frida Painter." Brief biographical notes. xxvii, 467 pp. ISBN: 0-670-867535.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28605
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  • MULTIAMERICA: Essays of Cultural Wars and Cultural Peace. by [Anthology,signed] Reed, Ishmael, editor (Baraka , Amiri, Juan Felipe Herrera and Frank Chin, signed; Ana Castillo, Leslie Marmon Silko, Gerald Vizenor, Bharati Mukherjee, and others, contributors.)
    [Anthology,signed] Reed, Ishmael, editor (Baraka , Amiri, Juan Felipe Herrera and Frank Chin, signed; Ana Castillo, Leslie Marmon Silko, Gerald Vizenor, Bharati Mukherjee, and others, contributors.)
    MULTIAMERICA: Essays of Cultural Wars and Cultural Peace.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by THREE authors: by Baraka next to the title of his contribution 'Multinational, Multicultural America vs White Supremacy" in the table of contents and by Juan Felipe Herrera at "The Colored Trickster and the Frida Painter." and by Frank Chin at his contribution "Rashomon Road.". An uncommon and unpredictable anthology bringing together writers of all colors and ethnic backgrounds who discuss just what American culture is today, what it can be, and the problems in our understanding of what it means to be an American. In addition to the contributors listed above, this includes essays by Miguel Algarin, Frank Chin, Robert Eliot Fox, Juan Felipe Herrera, Maulena Karenga,…

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    New York: Viking, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by THREE authors: by Baraka next to the title of his contribution 'Multinational, Multicultural America vs White Supremacy" in the table of contents and by Juan Felipe Herrera at "The Colored Trickster and the Frida Painter." and by Frank Chin at his contribution "Rashomon Road.". An uncommon and unpredictable anthology bringing together writers of all colors and ethnic backgrounds who discuss just what American culture is today, what it can be, and the problems in our understanding of what it means to be an American. In addition to the contributors listed above, this includes essays by Miguel Algarin, Frank Chin, Robert Eliot Fox, Juan Felipe Herrera, Maulena Karenga, Barbara Smith, William Wong, Gerald Horne, John A Williams and many others. Brief biographical notes. xxvii, 467 pp. ISBN: 0-670-867535.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 34369
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  • Asante, Molefi Kete.
    ERASING RACISM: The Survival of the American Nation.

    Edition: First printing.

    Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - A discussion of the reality that the United States continues to be a nation of two peoples with very different histories and perspectives. Asante uses the term 'pothole of hostility' to describe the unexpected little incidents of racism that popup continually when you are black. He also discusses the fact that reparations, in some form - not necessarily just monetarily - are necessary to heal the country, that rage among blacks at the enslavement of their ancestors, is the only logical way to feel. Notes. 293 pp. ISBN: 1-59102-0697.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 27162
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  • BLACK LIVES, WHITE LIVES: Three Decades of Race Relations in America. by Blauner, Bob.
    Blauner, Bob.
    BLACK LIVES, WHITE LIVES: Three Decades of Race Relations in America.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, (1990.). Candid interviews with sixteen black Americans and twelve white Americans starting in 1968, with most interviewed again in 1979 and 1986. These interviews capture the racial tensions of the late 1960's and the changing perspectives of the 70's and 80's - some are encouraging; others are often angry or disillusioned accounts of failed promises, misunderstandings, and lost opportunities. This trade paperback edition includes two new essays by the author - 'The Author's Story' and 'Where Are the People Now.' Also includes an appendix with the methodology used, notes, and a bibliographic essay. 364 pp. ISBN: 0-520069501.

    Condition: Very good in stiff black wrappers.

    Book ID: 38953
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  • MIXED RACE LITERATURE. by Brennan, Jonathan, editor.
    Brennan, Jonathan, editor.
    MIXED RACE LITERATURE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, (2002). First edition - "The first scholarly attempt to map the rapidly emerging field of mixed-race literature, defined as texts written by authors who represent multiple cultural and literary traditionsAfrican-European, Native-European, Eurasian, African-Asian, and Native-African American. . . The essays examine such subjects as mythmaking and interpreting; the illustration of mixed-race texts; the mixed-race drama of Velina Hasu Houston; race, gender, and transnational spaces; the meaning and negotiation of identity; the theory of kin-aesthetic in Asian-Native American literatures; and Maori-Pakeha mixed-race writing in New Zealand." Introduction by editor, notes at end of each essay. Index, 234 pp. ISBN: 0-804736405.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 72302
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  • WE GON' BE ALRIGHT: Notes on Race and Resegregation. by Chang, Jeff
    Chang, Jeff
    WE GON' BE ALRIGHT: Notes on Race and Resegregation.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Picador, (2016). SIGNED first edition - A collection of provocative essays which "look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. [This book] links #BlackLivesMatter to #OscarsSoWhite, Ferguson to Washington D.C., the Great Migration to resurgent nativism. Chang explores the rise and fall of the idea of 'diversity,' the roots of student protest, changing ideas about Asian Americanness, and the impact of a century of racial separation in housing." SIGNED on the title page. Notes. 182 pp. ISBN: 978-0312429485.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers with self-flaps.

    Book ID: 70529
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  • THE RAGE OF A PRIVILEGED CLASS. by Cose, Ellis.
    Cose, Ellis.
    THE RAGE OF A PRIVILEGED CLASS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: HarperPerennial, (1995.). Third book by this award-winning African American journalist; in it he discusses the anger seething inside even successful middle-class blacks. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0925949.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 52798
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  • Cose, Ellis.
    THE RAGE OF A PRIVILEGED CLASS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third book by this award-winning African American journalist; in it he discusses the anger seething inside even successful middle-class blacks. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0182393.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 25426
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  • Cose, Ellis.
    THE RAGE OF A PRIVILEGED CLASS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - Third book by this award-winning African American journalist; in it he discusses the anger seething inside even successful middle-class blacks. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0182393.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25427
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  • DE VERE'S NEGRO SKETCHES, END-MEN'S GAGS AND CONUNDRUMS: Adapted to the use of Amateurs or Professionals. by De Vere, William.
    De Vere, William.
    DE VERE'S NEGRO SKETCHES, END-MEN'S GAGS AND CONUNDRUMS: Adapted to the use of Amateurs or Professionals.

    Edition: Reprint, a slim trade paperback.

    Chicago: Charles T. Powner Co, 1946. Includes instructions for organizing and producing an amateur minstrel show including how to make up, wigs, costumes, jokes and gags for Bones and Tambo and more. Originally published in 1889, this reprint shows that the racist humor found in the minstrel shows was still going strong after World War II 129 pp plus 1 pp publisher advertising.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated yellow wrappers with with stereotypical images on the front cover. (usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 76238
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  • East, Edward M.
    HEREDITY AND HUMAN AFFAIRS.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover - A study of heredity and genetics, includes two chapters on the race problem. index. 325 pp

    Condition: Very good in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine.

    Book ID: 29773
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  • Ezorsky, Gertrude.
    RACISM & JUSTICE: The Case for Affirmative Action.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Cornell University Press, (c.1992.). 140 pp with index. ISBN: 0-8014-99224.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 28507
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  • SKIN DEEP: Women Writing on Color, Culture and Identity. by Featherston, Elena, editor.
    Featherston, Elena, editor.
    SKIN DEEP: Women Writing on Color, Culture and Identity.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, (1994). First edition - Essays, memoirs and poetry - contributors include Saundra Sharp, Sapphire, Rita Arditti, Genny Lim, Rita Williams, Maria E. Barron, Nellie Wong and many others. Each selection is preceded by a photograph of the writer. Reading list, list of resources. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-895947080.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67475
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  • A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada. by Foster, Cecil.
    Foster, Cecil.
    A PLACE CALLED HEAVEN: The Meaning of Being Black in Canada.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - 3rd printing.

    Toronto: Harper Collins, (1996.). SIGNED - A look at the troubled state of race relations in Canada by this black novelist, who came to Canada from Barbados at the age 24. Although the title refers to how the fugitive slaves (and Foster himself) thought of Canada, the reality is quite different: "The sons and daughters of black doctors, lawyers and politicians are just as likely to drop out of school and to be harassed by the police as are the offspring of domestic servants. For many young Blacks, this situation is not acceptable. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in 1998. Index. 325 pp. ISBN: 0-00638028X.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy blue and black illustrated wrappers with French flaps.

    Book ID: 42203
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  • Franklin, John Hope and others; Reid, Ira De A., editor; S1956.ellin, Thorsten, editor.
    RACIAL DESEGREGATION AND INTEGRATION: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Volume 304, March

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Philadelphia: The American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1956. First edition - Several papers focusing on achieved and attempted desegregation in different areas: Franklin provides the historical background, other papers discuss integration in the armed services, in public housing, the Girard College case, desegregating Washington DC schools in the early 1950's and more. While the emphasis in most of the papers is on African Americans, there is also one paper dealing specifically with Mexicans, Puerto Ricans and Asians. Book reviews, index, 211 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in printed orange wrappers. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 23407
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  • Franklin, John Hope (editor) Harold R. Isaacs, C. Eric Lincoln, E. R. Brathwaite and others, contributors.
    COLOR AND RACE.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. dj. Hardcover - The Daedalus Library, #13. Introduction by Franklin and 18 articles from around the world - Japan, South Africa, Central America, the West Indies and the US. In addition to those shown above this includes essays by Edward Shils on the Afro-Asian intellectual, Leon Carl Brown on color in North Africa, David Lowenthal on race and color in the West Indies and more. Index, notes on contributors.391 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a dust jacket.

    Book ID: 34953
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  • AGAINST RACE: Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line by Gilroy, Paul.
    Gilroy, Paul.
    AGAINST RACE: Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, (2001.). A provocative book in which Gilroy contends that race-thinking has distorted the finest promises of modern democracy - that it is, in fact, a way in which fascism lives on . . . he champions a new humanism, global and cosmopolitan, and he offers a new political language and a new moral vision for what was once called "anti-racism." Notes, index. 406 pp. ISBN: 0-674-006690.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54325
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  • THE WALL THAT IS MY SKIN. by Goell, Milton J. [Jacob]
    Goell, Milton J. [Jacob]
    THE WALL THAT IS MY SKIN.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Wendell Malliet and Company, 1945. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Simple but rather appealing collection of poems by this New York lawyer "inspired by the Negro's Fight for Democratic Rights" as well as by experiences during World War II where men of every color fought in the Armed Forces. Although the foreword by Hall Johnson refers to Goell as having been born "with a silver spoon" these poems show his sincerity and his close identification with those suffering discrimination - for example, one long poem begins "I am a Negro - thirteen million strong." SIGNED on the front endpaper. 41 pp

    Condition: Very good in terra cotta cloth with gilt lettering (some rubbing to the lettering), lacking the dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51428
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  • RACECHANGES: White Skin, Black Face in American Culture. by Gubar, Susan.
    Gubar, Susan.
    RACECHANGES: White Skin, Black Face in American Culture.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - A scholarly - and fascinating - exploration of the "legacy of minstrel shows - and of cross-racial impersonations - throughout modern American film, fiction, poetry, painting, photography, and journalism....[Gubar] discusses whites posing as blacks and blacks "passing" for white; blackface on white actors in The Jazz Singer, Birth of a Nation, and other movies, as well as on the faces of black stage entertainers; African-American use of racechange imagery during the Harlem Renaissance, including the poetry of Anne Spencer, the black-and-white prints of Richard Bruce Nugent, and the early work of Zora Neale Hurston; white poets and novelists from Vachel Lindsay and Gertrude Stein to John…

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    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - A scholarly - and fascinating - exploration of the "legacy of minstrel shows - and of cross-racial impersonations - throughout modern American film, fiction, poetry, painting, photography, and journalism....[Gubar] discusses whites posing as blacks and blacks "passing" for white; blackface on white actors in The Jazz Singer, Birth of a Nation, and other movies, as well as on the faces of black stage entertainers; African-American use of racechange imagery during the Harlem Renaissance, including the poetry of Anne Spencer, the black-and-white prints of Richard Bruce Nugent, and the early work of Zora Neale Hurston; white poets and novelists from Vachel Lindsay and Gertrude Stein to John Berryman and William Faulkner writing as if they were black.... hypersexualized stereotypes of black men" as well as issues like lynching, interracial children, and gay attitudes. Illustrated throughout with many photographs, including an insert of full color reproductions of paintings by Robert Colescott. Notes, list of works cited, index.xxiii, 327 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5110021.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 43015
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  • TWO NATIONS: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal. by Hacker, Andrew.
    Hacker, Andrew.
    TWO NATIONS: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1993.). A dispassionate and well-argued book on the top. Includes references, statistical sources and index. 257 pp. ISBN: 0-345-380967.

    Condition: Very good (prev owner's name, usual toning to the pages.).

    Book ID: 49797
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  • Halsey, Margaret.
    COLOR BLIND: A White Woman Looks at the Negro.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1946. dj. Hardcover -

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (water damage to edges of boards with some staining to folds of dj.)

    Book ID: 23303
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  • SONS OF MISSISSIPPI: A Story of Race and Its Legacy. by Hendrickson, Paul.
    Hendrickson, Paul.
    SONS OF MISSISSIPPI: A Story of Race and Its Legacy.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the Civil Rights era and post Civil Right era and how it affected the children and grandchildren of seven Mississippi law enforcement officers who were captured in an infamous 1962 Life magazine photo portrait in a story on James Meredith's effort to integrate the University of Mississippi. Illustrated with a map and photographs. Bibliographical essay, index. 343 pp. ISBN: 0-375404619.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64857
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  • INTERRACIAL INTIMACIES: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption. by Kennedy, Randall.
    Kennedy, Randall.
    INTERRACIAL INTIMACIES: Sex, Marriage, Identity, and Adoption.

    Edition: First edition

    New York: Pantheon (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - "A tour de force about the controversial issue of personal interracial intimacy as it exists within ever-changing American social mores and within the rule of law. Fears of transgressive interracial relationships, informed over the centuries by ugly racial biases and fantasies, still linger in American society today. This brilliant studyÑranging from plantation days to the presentÑexplores the historical, sociological, legal, and moral issues that continue to feed and complicate that fear." Extensive notes, bibliography, index. viii, 676 pp. ISBN: 0-375-402551.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder dot, bookseller's stamp on front pastedown)

    Book ID: 59806
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  • WOMAN OF COLOR, DAUGHTER OF PRIVILEGE: Amanda America Dickson, 1849-1893. by Leslie, Kent Anderson.
    Leslie, Kent Anderson.
    WOMAN OF COLOR, DAUGHTER OF PRIVILEGE: Amanda America Dickson, 1849-1893.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, (1996). The story of Amanda America Dickson, "born the privileged daughter of a white planter and an unconsenting slave in antebellum Georgia. . .[which shows how] sometimes the privileges of class created circumstances under which racial transgressions were sometimes ignored, tolerated, or even accepted. . . Although legally a slave herself well into her adolescence, Dickson was much favored by her father and lived comfortably in his house, receiving a genteel upbringing and education. After her father died in 1885 Dickson inherited most of his half-million dollar estate, sparking off two years of legal battles with white relatives. When the Georgia Supreme Court upheld the will, Dickson became the largest landowner in Hancock…

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    Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, (1996). The story of Amanda America Dickson, "born the privileged daughter of a white planter and an unconsenting slave in antebellum Georgia. . .[which shows how] sometimes the privileges of class created circumstances under which racial transgressions were sometimes ignored, tolerated, or even accepted. . . Although legally a slave herself well into her adolescence, Dickson was much favored by her father and lived comfortably in his house, receiving a genteel upbringing and education. After her father died in 1885 Dickson inherited most of his half-million dollar estate, sparking off two years of legal battles with white relatives. When the Georgia Supreme Court upheld the will, Dickson became the largest landowner in Hancock County, Georgia, and the wealthiest black woman in the post-Civil War South." Photographs. Notes, bibliography, index. xii, 225 pp. ISBN: 0-82031871X.

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    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 76258
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  • Mallison, George.
    COLOR AT HOME AND ABROAD.

    Edition: First edition.

    Boston: Christopher Publishing House, (1929) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although this shows some realization of the plight of the Negro in the United States (he describes the introduction of the Negro into America as slaves as the greatest crime in modern history), this is nevertheless rooted in a strong sense of white superiority and within a couple of pages of the introduction he states the basic conclusions upon which this book is based "1. That the White race is the initiator, builder and perserver of civilization. 2. that the Black race is incapable of civilization through any effort of their own and cannot acquire any degree of it except under duress of a superior civilized people" and…

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    Boston: Christopher Publishing House, (1929) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Although this shows some realization of the plight of the Negro in the United States (he describes the introduction of the Negro into America as slaves as the greatest crime in modern history), this is nevertheless rooted in a strong sense of white superiority and within a couple of pages of the introduction he states the basic conclusions upon which this book is based "1. That the White race is the initiator, builder and perserver of civilization. 2. that the Black race is incapable of civilization through any effort of their own and cannot acquire any degree of it except under duress of a superior civilized people" and he goes on to say that "amalgamation" in the hands of people of mixed blood would result in the decay of civilization. Much of the book argues against the concept of equality as promoted by scientists and historians, and for his solution of sending all Negroes from the US to land set aside in Africa. INSCRIBED and signed as LLB (Geo Washington, '97) and Cmmdr, US Navy, retired" on the front pastedown Bbiliography, Index. 303 pp.

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    Condition: Very good+ (some offsetting and toning to the endpapers) in black cloth with gilt lettering, in a fair only example of the rather scarce dust jacket. (loss of approximately 1 1/2 inches at top of dj spine, 1/2 inch at bottom, other chips and edgewear)

    Book ID: 66202
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  • AND DON'T CALL ME A RACIST: A Treasury of Quotes on the Past, Present, and Future of the Color Line in America. by Mazel, Ella, selected and arranged by.
    Mazel, Ella, selected and arranged by.
    AND DON'T CALL ME A RACIST: A Treasury of Quotes on the Past, Present, and Future of the Color Line in America.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Lexington, MA: Argonaut Press (1998). Includes more than 1,000 quotes from Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Lillian Smith, Arthur Ashe, Studs Terkel, and hundreds of others, on what it means to be black in the United States. Square format. Includes an index of the sources and another of the people being quoted. 164 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in yellow and white wrappers.

    Book ID: 67838
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  • Montagu, Ashley.
    STATEMENT ON RACE: An Extended Discussion in Plain Language of the UNESCO Statement by Experts on Race Problems.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Schuman, (1951.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED by author on front endpaper. Includes an Appendix with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, references, bibliography, index. 172 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (chipping and wear to dj at ends of spine.)

    Book ID: 34503
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  • THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEGREGATIONIST THOUGHT. by Newby, I. A. , editor
    Newby, I. A. , editor
    THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEGREGATIONIST THOUGHT.

    Edition: Trade paperback - 3rd printing.

    Homewood IL: Dorsey Press, (1969). "The first anthology of the literature of segregation and white supremacy. The readings span three-quarters of a century to reveal the nature, intensity, and tenacity of anti-Negro ideas and the reasons for them. " Among these articles are those by Robert Bennett Bean published in 1906 on "The Negro Brain" and Shaler on the permanence of racial characteristics, and others defending the South, calling on religion to support segregation, on the horror of interracial marriage and more. Even generally respected historians like Hubert Howe Bancroft did not hesitate to express opinions like "the freed African is a failure." Includes an epilogue of a rebuttal to the ideas and distortions in these collected pieces and a bibliographical essay. 177 pp

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 52969
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  • WHO'S AFRAID OF A LARGE BLACK MAN? by [Obama, Barack] Barkley, Charles, Edited and with an introduction by Michael Wilbon
    [Obama, Barack] Barkley, Charles, Edited and with an introduction by Michael Wilbon
    WHO'S AFRAID OF A LARGE BLACK MAN?

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Penguin, (2005.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Former NBA star talks frankly and openly about race and racism and how it affected their lives, with interviewees ranging from students to KKK members, addressing such issues as interracial relationships, affirmative action, and racial stereotypes. Among those interviewed were Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, author Marita Golden, Tiger Woods, Samuel L. Jackson and many more. 236 pp. ISBN: 1-59420-042-4.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43501
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  • CROSSING THE COLOR LINE: Race, Parenting and Culture. by Reddy, Maureen T.
    Reddy, Maureen T.
    CROSSING THE COLOR LINE: Race, Parenting and Culture.

    Edition: First printing.

    New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on some aspects of her life as a white woman, married to a black man and raising interracial children. Although written more than 20 years ago, the beginning of the preface could have come from today's news, as Reddy realizes that her son, who is playing a game of hide-and-seek, is now old enough and tall enough to be mistaken for "the urban predator of television-fueled nightmares, ready to spring from the bushes." She realizes she has waited too long to warn him - that he has to keep his hands out of his pockets when in stores, how to talk to the police when they…

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    New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - Essays on some aspects of her life as a white woman, married to a black man and raising interracial children. Although written more than 20 years ago, the beginning of the preface could have come from today's news, as Reddy realizes that her son, who is playing a game of hide-and-seek, is now old enough and tall enough to be mistaken for "the urban predator of television-fueled nightmares, ready to spring from the bushes." She realizes she has waited too long to warn him - that he has to keep his hands out of his pockets when in stores, how to talk to the police when they stop him on his bicycle, etc. A very personal and deeply felt book. Bibliography, index. xvi, 193 pp. ISBN: 0-8135-2105X.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 62508
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