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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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  • AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden by Campbell, Mary Schmidt.
    Campbell, Mary Schmidt.
    AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover - A highly praised biography of this important Black artist. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. commented "Through her long association with Romare Bearden and his work, Mary Schmidt Campbell possesses a rare understanding of his life and artistry. In this beautifully written volume, she sensitively illuminates his biography and comprehensively traces the trajectory of his career. By brilliantly interweaving the political history of African Americans throughout the 20th century with the emergence of one our foremost artists, she has written a book that speaks to anyone who is interested in American history, art, and culture. Campbell writes that Bearden's legacy is his ability to create worlds; in this biography, she re-creates Bearden's…

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    New York: Oxford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover - A highly praised biography of this important Black artist. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. commented "Through her long association with Romare Bearden and his work, Mary Schmidt Campbell possesses a rare understanding of his life and artistry. In this beautifully written volume, she sensitively illuminates his biography and comprehensively traces the trajectory of his career. By brilliantly interweaving the political history of African Americans throughout the 20th century with the emergence of one our foremost artists, she has written a book that speaks to anyone who is interested in American history, art, and culture. Campbell writes that Bearden's legacy is his ability to create worlds; in this biography, she re-creates Bearden's world." Illustrated with photographs in both full color and black and white. Extensive notes, bibliography, index. xv, 443 pp. ISBN: 978-0195059090.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 89038
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  • READY FROM WITHIN: SEPTIMA CLARK AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. by [Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987] Brown, Cynthia Stokes, editor.
    [Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987] Brown, Cynthia Stokes, editor.
    READY FROM WITHIN: SEPTIMA CLARK AND THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Navarro, CA: Wild Trees Press. (1985). First edition - A first person narrative" by this teacher, activist and pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, whom Martin Luther King called the Mother of the Movement edited and with an introduction by Cynthia Brown. Septima Clark was born in 1898 in Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of a former slave and a laundrywoman, and she taught for over 30 years in South Carolina. In 1956 she was fired for refusing to disavow her membership in the NAACP, and after that she worked fulltime in running workshops, first for Highlander and later for the SCLC and the American Field Service, where taught people basic literacy skills, their rights and duties as U.S. citizens,…

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    Navarro, CA: Wild Trees Press. (1985). First edition - A first person narrative" by this teacher, activist and pioneer in grassroots citizenship education, whom Martin Luther King called the Mother of the Movement edited and with an introduction by Cynthia Brown. Septima Clark was born in 1898 in Charleston, South Carolina, the daughter of a former slave and a laundrywoman, and she taught for over 30 years in South Carolina. In 1956 she was fired for refusing to disavow her membership in the NAACP, and after that she worked fulltime in running workshops, first for Highlander and later for the SCLC and the American Field Service, where taught people basic literacy skills, their rights and duties as U.S. citizens, and how to fill out voter registration forms. Among those who participated in one of her workshops was Rosa Parks. Illustrated with photographs. Includes a chronology and notes on sources. 134 pp. Wild Trees Press which published this account was founded by Alice Walker and Robert Allen. ISBN: 0-931125049.

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    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers (hint of sunning to the spine)

    Book ID: 79267
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  • JUST LIKE MARTIN. by Davis, Ossie.
    Davis, Ossie.
    JUST LIKE MARTIN.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1992.) dj. Hardcover - Actor and writer's first novel - a story for young adults about the early days of the civil rights struggle in Alabama. 215 pp. ISBN: 0-671-732021.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 54064
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  • JUST LIKE MARTIN. by Davis, Ossie.
    Davis, Ossie.
    JUST LIKE MARTIN.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Actor and writer's first novel - a story for young adults about the early days of the civil rights struggle in Alabama. INSCRIBED on the title page "To Patricia, the best of everything, always.." and dated in 1993. ISBN: 0-671-732021.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 53575
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  • [Dubois, W.E.B.] McKissack, Patricia and Fredrick McKissack,
    W.E.B. DUBOIS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Franklin Watts, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography for older children and young adults of this lifelong activist for equal rights by these award winning writers. "DuBois, conducted a lifelong crusade to insure that every person, regardless of race, had all the rights, privileges, and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. The McKissacks reveal his frustration with the divisiveness within the movement and among its leaders, causing him to embrace the socialist movement and eventually to become a member of the Communist party. His self-exile to Ghana and becoming a citizen of that nation is briefly mentioned." Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. A title in the Impact Biographies Series. Appendix of the writings of DuBois, source notes, bibliography, index. 143 pp. ISBN: 0-531109399.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dj.

    Book ID: 85973
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  • FREEDOM IN THE AIR: Song Movements of the Sixties. by Dunson, John.
    Dunson, John.
    FREEDOM IN THE AIR: Song Movements of the Sixties.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: International Publishers, (1965). First edition - The author's first book, a study of folk songs concentrating on the freedom songs arising from the Civil Rights battles in the South and topical songs from folksingers and composers in the North. Includes Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, and others. Notes. 127 pp.

    Condition: Good overall (previous owner's name, that of poet Elizabeth Harrod, on front line

    Book ID: 86120
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  • WATCH ME FLY: What I Learned on the Way to Becoming the Woman I Was Meant to Be. by Evers-Williams, Myrlie (with Melinda Blau.)
    Evers-Williams, Myrlie (with Melinda Blau.)
    WATCH ME FLY: What I Learned on the Way to Becoming the Woman I Was Meant to Be.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book - an autobiography of a remarkable life - by the widow of the slain Civil Rights worker Medgar Evers. Photographs, index. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-316255203.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket. (remainder line, light toning to pages, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 57399
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  • AND DO REMEMBER ME by Golden, Marita
    Golden, Marita
    AND DO REMEMBER ME

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third novel, a story starting in the "Freedom Summer" of the civil rights movement in the Mississippi Delta. ISBN: 0-385-415060.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 27257
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  • Harris, Ruth Bates.
    HARLEM PRINCESS: The Story of Harry Delany's Daughter.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Vantage Press Inc. (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of a woman who was the daughter of a black numbers banker in Harlem in the 1920's, who became the highest ranking woman at NASA. Includes a tribute to the heroism of the Tuskegee Airmen and a first hand account of the Freeman Field Incident where 101 black flying officers were arrested and charged with mutiny. She also tells of her son's struggle with AIDS and of her personal accomplishments and disappointments. Photographs. 346 pp with notes. ISBN: 0-533-088828.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bookstore stamp on front endpaper.) Uncommon.

    Book ID: 27382
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  • ANDREW YOUNG: Man With a Mission. by Haskins, James.
    Haskins, James.
    ANDREW YOUNG: Man With a Mission.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lothrup, Lee & Shepherd, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Biography of this civil rights activist, clergyman, legislator, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Photographs, index. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-688418961.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dj. (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 74532
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  • FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA . by Holland, Endesha Ida Mae (1944-2006)
    Holland, Endesha Ida Mae (1944-2006)
    FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA .

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Autobiography of a woman born in Greenwood, Mississippi, in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in the 1940s, and who "came of age as the civil rights movement was changing the lives of black Mississippians. Dirt poor, she dropped out of high school and became a prostitute when she was barely into her teens. By the time she was 18 years old, Holland had served two terms in the county workhouse for theft and for assault. A chance encounter led her to become involved with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and she became an activist and organizer, taking a new path that eventually led her to…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Autobiography of a woman born in Greenwood, Mississippi, in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in the 1940s, and who "came of age as the civil rights movement was changing the lives of black Mississippians. Dirt poor, she dropped out of high school and became a prostitute when she was barely into her teens. By the time she was 18 years old, Holland had served two terms in the county workhouse for theft and for assault. A chance encounter led her to become involved with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and she became an activist and organizer, taking a new path that eventually led her to the University of Minnesota, where she earned a doctorate and became a college professor. . . a gritty, inspiring memoir." An award winning playwright, Brown's play "From the Mississippi Delta" was nominated for the 1988 Pulitzer. An interesting association copy INSCRIBED on the title page to Hermione K. Brown, a pioneering woman attorney who worked in entertainment law for more than 50 years. Dated in the year of publication. Laid in is a sheet from the dean of the USC School of Theater announcing that this book was a gift in "celebration of the season and recognition of one of our faculty." Illustrated with photographs. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-684810115.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new) Scarce signed and especially so in this condition.

    Book ID: 88980
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  • THE KLANSMAN. by Huie, William Bradford.
    Huie, William Bradford.
    THE KLANSMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte Press, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - Described as a "chillingly realistic novel about the role being played by the Ku Klux Klan in the present-day South." Set in a small county in Alabama, just after the Selma march and the murder of Viola Liuzzi, and the Klan has risen again in "self-defense against outside agitators." Basis for the film of the same name, starring Richard Burton, Lee Marvin, and O.J. Simpson. 303 pp

    Condition: Near fine in a very good- dust jacket (small stamped prev owner's name on ffep, dj somewhat rubbed)

    Book ID: 46489
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  • CHANGO'S BEADS AND TWO-TONE SHOES. by Kennedy, William.
    Kennedy, William.
    CHANGO'S BEADS AND TWO-TONE SHOES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2011) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The final book in his award winning Albany cycle, featuring journalist Daniel Quinn, who meets Ernest Hemingway at the Floridita bar in Havana, Cuba, in 1957. "A tale of revolutionary intrigue, heroic journalism, crooked politicians, drug-running gangsters, Albany race riots, and the improbable rise of Fidel Castro. His epic journey carries him through the nightclubs and jungles of Cuba and into the newsrooms and racially charged streets of Albany on the day Robert Kennedy is fatally shot in 1968. . . an unforgettably riotous story of revolution, romance, and redemption, set against the landscape of the civil rights movement as it challenges the legendary and vengeful Albany political machine." SIGNED on the title page. 328 pp. ISBN: 978-0670022977.

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

    Book ID: 89193
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  • SYMBOLS, THE NEWS MAGAZINES, AND MARTIN LUTHER KING . by Lentz, Richard.
    Lentz, Richard.
    SYMBOLS, THE NEWS MAGAZINES, AND MARTIN LUTHER KING .

    Edition: First printing.

    Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Discusses the ways in which the major news media - especially Time Magazine, Newsweek and US News and World Reports - presented Martin Luther King to their readers during his lifetime. Bibliography. Index. xi, 376 pp. ISBN: 0-8071-15231.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52833
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  • Lerner, Michael and West, Cornel.
    JEWS AND BLACKS: Let the Healing Begin.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A look at the historical alliances and difference between the two communities in the hopes that once again they can understand each other and work together. 276 pages. ISBN: 0-399-140468.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20866
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  • AND ALL OUR WOUNDS FORGIVEN. by Lester, Julius.
    Lester, Julius.
    AND ALL OUR WOUNDS FORGIVEN.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1996.). Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the 1960's - the story of a charismatic civil rights leader, whose life ends in assassination. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-15-6003309.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52838
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  • AND ALL OUR WOUNDS FORGIVEN. by Lester, Julius.
    Lester, Julius.
    AND ALL OUR WOUNDS FORGIVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the 1960's - the story of a charismatic civil rights leader, whose life ends in assassination. 228 pp. ISBN: 1559702583.

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

    Book ID: 52836
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  • AND ALL OUR WOUNDS FORGIVEN. by Lester, Julius.
    Lester, Julius.
    AND ALL OUR WOUNDS FORGIVEN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Arcade Publishing, (1994.). Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the 1960's - the story of a charismatic civil rights leader, whose life ends in assassination. 228 pp. ISBN: 1559702583.

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

    Book ID: 52837
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  • CARRY ME HOME: Birmingham ,Alabama; The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution. by McWhorter, Diane.
    McWhorter, Diane.
    CARRY ME HOME: Birmingham ,Alabama; The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution.

    Edition: Large trade paperback.

    New York Simon & Schuster, (2001.). Winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. A definitive study of a cataclysmic year in the Civil Rights struggle - a year that saw fire hoses and police dogs turned on non-violent protestors, the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church which killed 4 young black girls and more. Based on police and FBI documents, interviews with black activists and Ku Klux Klan members. 719 pp with index. ISBN: 0-7432-17721.

    Condition: Very good ( tear at top of spine.)

    Book ID: 28486
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  • VOICE OF DELIVERANCE: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr. and its Sources. by Miller, Keith D.
    Miller, Keith D.
    VOICE OF DELIVERANCE: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr. and its Sources.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Free Press, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full-scale analysis of the sources of King's major sermons and public works, a study which concludes that King's ability to reshape old works, whether from the African American folk church or from more formal Protestant sermons, was his greatest rhetorical strength. Notes, works cited, index. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-02-9215218.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52834
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  • Naslund, Sena Jeter.
    FOUR SPIRITS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow - HarperCollins, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 6th book by this prize winning, and highly praised author, an epic novel set in Birmingham, Alabama during two years of the civil rights' struggle for equal rights - a period which Naslund, a Birmingham native, lived through. The four spirits of the title are the spirits of the 4 little girls who were killed in the church bombing in September of 1963, and it is to them that this book is dedicated. SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. ISBN: 0-06-6212383.

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

    Book ID: 26848
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  • MARCHING FOR FREEDOM: Walk Together, Children, Don't You Grow Weary. by Partridge, Elizabeth.
    Partridge, Elizabeth.
    MARCHING FOR FREEDOM: Walk Together, Children, Don't You Grow Weary.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful book for readers of all ages - one which explores the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1960's from the viewpoint of ordinary people who participated in it - and especially the memories of those who marched for freedom as children. Illustrated with many photographs. SIGNED and dated by the author in the year of publication. Large format, notes, bibliography, index. 72 pp. ISBN: 0-670-011894.

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

    Book ID: 45673
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  • NO GREATER LOVE: The James Reeb Story. by [Reeb, James, 1927-1965] Duncan Howlett.
    [Reeb, James, 1927-1965] Duncan Howlett.
    NO GREATER LOVE: The James Reeb Story.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The Spiritual Odyssey that Ended in an Act of Violence in the Streets of Selma, Alabama and Galvanized the Conscience of a Nation." James Reeb was a white minister, working for social justice in the Roxbury ghetto of Boston, when he went to Selma, Alabama in response to Martin Luther King's call for clergy of all denominations to make a stand for civil rights. Two days later, leaving a restaurant with two fellow Unitarian ministers, he was brutally murdered. The author of this biography based it on his extensive research and interviews with those who knew Reeb, and also his own personal experience of working with Reeb in…

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    New York: Harper & Row, (1966) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The Spiritual Odyssey that Ended in an Act of Violence in the Streets of Selma, Alabama and Galvanized the Conscience of a Nation." James Reeb was a white minister, working for social justice in the Roxbury ghetto of Boston, when he went to Selma, Alabama in response to Martin Luther King's call for clergy of all denominations to make a stand for civil rights. Two days later, leaving a restaurant with two fellow Unitarian ministers, he was brutally murdered. The author of this biography based it on his extensive research and interviews with those who knew Reeb, and also his own personal experience of working with Reeb in the 5 years before his death. Illustrated with photographs. Index. 242 pp.

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    Condition: Very good minus in turquoise cloth with gilt lettering on the spine in a very good minus dust jacket (some dampstaining affecting the margins of the endpapers and a few pages, some bleeding from the cloth to the interior of the dj) Despite the flaws this is a decent copy of an uncommon book.

    Book ID: 84958
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  • CHILD OF THE DREAM: A Memoir of 1963. by Robinson, Sharon.
    Robinson, Sharon.
    CHILD OF THE DREAM: A Memoir of 1963.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A memoir written for young adults which focuses on one of the most important years of the civil rights movement, and how it affected her, as the privileged daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. "In January 1963, Sharon Robinson turns thirteen the night before George Wallace declares on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration speech as governor of Alabama. As the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, Sharon has opportunities that most people would never dream of experiencing. . . . [But] she is one of the only Black children in her wealthy Connecticut neighborhood. Her older brother, Jackie Robinson Jr., is having a…

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    New York: Scholastic, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A memoir written for young adults which focuses on one of the most important years of the civil rights movement, and how it affected her, as the privileged daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson. "In January 1963, Sharon Robinson turns thirteen the night before George Wallace declares on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration speech as governor of Alabama. As the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, Sharon has opportunities that most people would never dream of experiencing. . . . [But] she is one of the only Black children in her wealthy Connecticut neighborhood. Her older brother, Jackie Robinson Jr., is having a hard time trying to live up to his father's famous name, causing some rifts in the family." SIGNED on the title page. Illustrated with photographs. 227 pp plus author's note. ISBN: 978-1338282801.

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

    Book ID: 78403
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  • Settle, Mary Lee
    CHOICES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The 20th century as seen and lived by a woman of the South - joining the Red Cross after making her debut at the beginning of the depression, she becomes embroiled in a miners' strike in Kentucky - later she volunteers for the war in Spain, and returning to the US in the 60's, she becomes involved in the Civil Rights movement. 376 pp. ISBN: 0-385-47699x.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 33072
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  • ALL THE DAYS PAST, ALL THE DAYS TO COME. by Taylor, Mildred.
    Taylor, Mildred.
    ALL THE DAYS PAST, ALL THE DAYS TO COME.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Viking, (2020). First edition - The conclusion to the story of the Logan family, part of which was told in the Newbery Medal winning "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" " The story of this Mississippi family is also "the story of the civil rights movement in America of the 20th century. Cassie Logan is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. She is witness to the now-historic events of the century: the Great Migration north, the rise of the civil rights movement, preceded and precipitated…

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    New York: Viking, (2020). First edition - The conclusion to the story of the Logan family, part of which was told in the Newbery Medal winning "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" " The story of this Mississippi family is also "the story of the civil rights movement in America of the 20th century. Cassie Logan is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. She is witness to the now-historic events of the century: the Great Migration north, the rise of the civil rights movement, preceded and precipitated by the racist society of America, and the often violent confrontations that brought about change." 484 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84722
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  • ALL THE DAYS PAST, ALL THE DAYS TO COME. by Taylor, Mildred.
    Taylor, Mildred.
    ALL THE DAYS PAST, ALL THE DAYS TO COME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, (2020) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The conclusion to the story of the Logan family, part of which was told in the Newbery Medal winning "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" " The story of this Mississippi family is also "the story of the civil rights movement in America of the 20th century. Cassie Logan is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. She is witness to the now-historic events of the century: the Great Migration north, the rise of the civil rights movement,…

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    New York: Viking, (2020) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The conclusion to the story of the Logan family, part of which was told in the Newbery Medal winning "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" " The story of this Mississippi family is also "the story of the civil rights movement in America of the 20th century. Cassie Logan is a young woman now, searching for her place in the world, a journey that takes her from Toledo to California, to law school in Boston, and, ultimately, in the 60s, home to Mississippi to participate in voter registration. She is witness to the now-historic events of the century: the Great Migration north, the rise of the civil rights movement, preceded and precipitated by the racist society of America, and the often violent confrontations that brought about change." SIGNED by Taylor on a blank preliminary page with the words "All best wishes." 484 pp. ISBN: 978-0399257308.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (very light crease on upper corner of front endpaper, a bit of pushing at the ends of the spine, but overall a tight and clean copy, rather uncommon signed.)

    Book ID: 84754
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  • FIRE IN THE STREETS: America in the 1960s. by Viorst, Milton.
    Viorst, Milton.
    FIRE IN THE STREETS: America in the 1960s.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although written about a period in US history more than 50 years ago, these comments on the dust jacket flap are still relevant: "A people who had taken for granted a collective commitment to public order was suddenly stunned by the fragility of its institutions and the assaults on the values they represented. This is the story of how Americans for the first time took to the streets, sometimes the tens of thousands, to resolve disputes once left to the established governmental process." This book recreates the era. in all its contradictions, through interviews with fourteen men, Including Allen Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin, Black activists likes E.D. Nixon, John…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although written about a period in US history more than 50 years ago, these comments on the dust jacket flap are still relevant: "A people who had taken for granted a collective commitment to public order was suddenly stunned by the fragility of its institutions and the assaults on the values they represented. This is the story of how Americans for the first time took to the streets, sometimes the tens of thousands, to resolve disputes once left to the established governmental process." This book recreates the era. in all its contradictions, through interviews with fourteen men, Including Allen Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin, Black activists likes E.D. Nixon, John Lewis, James Farmer, Stokely Carmichael, and more. The fact that all of those interviewed were men highlights one difference between that era and ours. Surprisingly uncommon in the hardcover first edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Bibliography, index. 591 pp. ISBN: 0-671243233.

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    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line, some minor edgewear to dj. original price of 14.95 on dj flap)

    Book ID: 84372
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  • FIRE IN THE STREETS: America in the 1960s. by Viorst, Milton.
    Viorst, Milton.
    FIRE IN THE STREETS: America in the 1960s.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although written about a period in US history more than 50 years ago, these comments on the dust jacket flap are still relevant: "A people who had taken for granted a collective commitment to public order was suddenly stunned by the fragility of its institutions and the assaults on the values they represented. This is the story of how Americans for the first time took to the streets, sometimes the tens of thousands, to resolve disputes once left to the established governmental process." This book recreates the era. in all its contradictions, through interviews with fourteen men, Including Allen Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin, Black activists likes E.D. Nixon, John…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - Although written about a period in US history more than 50 years ago, these comments on the dust jacket flap are still relevant: "A people who had taken for granted a collective commitment to public order was suddenly stunned by the fragility of its institutions and the assaults on the values they represented. This is the story of how Americans for the first time took to the streets, sometimes the tens of thousands, to resolve disputes once left to the established governmental process." This book recreates the era. in all its contradictions, through interviews with fourteen men, Including Allen Ginsberg, Jerry Rubin, Black activists likes E.D. Nixon, John Lewis, James Farmer, Stokely Carmichael, and more. The fact that all of those interviewed were men highlights one difference between that era and ours. Surprisingly uncommon in the hardcover first edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Bibliography, index. 591 pp. ISBN: 0-671243233.

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    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (some minor edgewear to dj, creasing on dj flap, original price of 14.95 on dj flap)

    Book ID: 84769
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