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  • LOST CHAMPIONS: Four Men, Two Teams, and the Breaking of Pro Football's Color Line. by Atwood, Gretchen.
    Atwood, Gretchen.
    LOST CHAMPIONS: Four Men, Two Teams, and the Breaking of Pro Football's Color Line.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bloomsbury, (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A year before Jackie Robinson integrated major league baseball in 1947, four men broke pro football's color line - Kenny Washington and Woody Strode with the Los Angeles Rams and Bill Willis and Marion Motley with the Cleveland Browns. This book traces the history of the color line
    from the early 1930s--when NFL owners first instituted a ban on black players to the 1950 NFL Championship Game, which pitted the Rams and Browns against each other. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Photographs, notes, sources, index. 274 pp. ISBN: 978-1620406007.

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

    Book ID: 68668
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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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  • THE STORY OF RUBY BRIDGES. by Coles, Robert (Illustrated by George Ford.)
    Coles, Robert (Illustrated by George Ford.)
    THE STORY OF RUBY BRIDGES.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1990.) dj. Hardcover - The moving story of a 6 year old black girl who became the first to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960. 'Ruby Bridges was born in a small cabin near Tylerton, Mississippi. - We were very poor, very poor, - Ruby said. - My daddy worked picking crops. We just barely got by. There were times when we didn't have much to eat.' . Illustrated in full color by George Ford. Large format, unpaginated. Laid in is a photocopy of a newspaper article about Robert Cole, in which he recounts how Ruby Bridges changed his life. ISBN: 0-590-578214.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 43828
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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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  • A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS: Blacks and Whites in America. by Shipler, David K.
    Shipler, David K.
    A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS: Blacks and Whites in America.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - SIGNED on the front endpaper. A comprehensive look at how ordinary Americans see each other by this Pulitzer prize winning author. Included are discussions of the stereotypes and unconscious assumptions that permeate the thinking of most people, even the most unbiased, a look at the biculturalism of many black people who move back and forth between the white world and black world, of interracial families and much more. Notes, index. 607 pp. ISBN: 0-394-589750.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 47385
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  • A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS: Blacks and Whites in America. by Shipler, David K.
    Shipler, David K.
    A COUNTRY OF STRANGERS: Blacks and Whites in America.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive look at how ordinary Americans see each other by this Pulitzer prize winning author. Included are discussions of the stereotypes and unconscious assumptions that permeate the thinking of most people, even the most unbiased, a look at the biculturalism of many black people who move back and forth between the white world and black world, of interracial families and much more. Notes, index. 607 pp. ISBN: 0-394-589750.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53547
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  • EPISTLE TO WHITE CHRISTIANS. by Wentzel, Fred D.
    Wentzel, Fred D.
    EPISTLE TO WHITE CHRISTIANS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: The Christian Education Press, (1948.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author argues that racial discrimination and racism are a betrayal of Christian beliefs and he cites many of the injustices - including murder - which grow out of prejudice. Striking illustrated endpapers by Harold Minton, protraying blacks of all ages over a banner that says "March on, march on, till liberty is won." 96 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in black cloth, no dj.

    Book ID: 44397
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