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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.Book ID: 86869More details Price: $40.00
TALKS FOR THE TIMES.
Edition: Facsimile edition.
Freeport, NY: Books for Libaries Press, 1971. Hardcover - A work by this pioneering Black education and activist, originally published in 1896. Includes a brief biographical sketch by Edward L. Parks, and talks given by Crogman over the 13 years preceding publication, all related to "the race of which I am a member" as he noted. Among the subjects are Frederick Douglass, Bishop Atticus Haywood, the 26th and the 32nd anniversaries of the Emancipation Proclamation, and Negro education, needs and claims. xxiii, 330 pp.
Condition: Ex-library but with relatively few markings and overall tight, clean and sturdy in black cloth with silver lettering on the spine.Book ID: 86777More details Price: $35.00