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Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Edges slightly worn.
xxi, 438 pp. A sweeping examination of the role of "Black Power" in the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City reveals the emergence of militancy and political consciousness in American sports.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author with inscription, "To Irene--with love, Amy 11/15/09 Rich---" A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. Minor general wear.
xxiv, 198 pp. "On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 March on Washington.....
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Remainder mark, faint edge wear.
1064 pp. Traces the birth of the American civil rights movement and profiles Martin Luther King, Jr., detailing the roles played by key figures around him and in government during the period up.....
New York: Signet, 1966. Mass Market Paperback.
Front wrapper lightly foxed, spine creased, rear wrapper creased, pages lightly toned.
viii, 429 pp. Manchild in the Promised Land is indeed one of the most remarkable stories of our time. This is a thinly fictionalized account of Claude Brown's childhood as a......
Chicago: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1909. First Thus. Hard Cover.
First thus. An exceptional copy.
309,  pp. Frontispiece of Wendell Phillips, from a photograph by J.W. Black. An early volume from the collectible Lakeside Classic series, collecting four important speeches regarding the discussion of.....
New York: Delta, 1968. 10th Printing. Trade Paperback.
10th printing. Wrappers rubbed.
xv, 210 pp. "Soul On Ice is a memoir and collection of essays by Eldridge Cleaver. Originally written in Folsom State Prison in 1965, and published three years later in 1968, it is Cleaver's best known writing and.....
New York: Hill and Wang, 1999. Revised Edition. Trade Paperback.
Revised edition. Light smudge on front cover.
x, 246 pp. A lively, comprehensive account of the struggle for women's rights at a vital time in our national history. The American women who worked for our country's indepence in 1776 hoped.....
New York: Grove Weidenfeld, 1992. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Minor ink spots on bottom edge of boards.
297 pp. "Twelve-year-old Willie Tarrant, a black girl in Turner, Virginia, sees her family--and her whole world--turned upside down when eight college students stage a sit-in.....
Boston: Beacon Press, 2008. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
2nd printing. An exceptional copy.
In 2001, at forty-seven, Thomas DeWolf was astounded to discover that he was related to the most successful slave-trading family in American history, responsible for transporting at least 10,000 Africans to the Americas. His infamous ancestor, U.S......
Macon: The J.W. Burke Company, 1920. Hard Cover.
Minimal loss of gilt from front board, brief pencil note on rear endpaper.
47,  pp. "Eneas Africanus is perhaps the most popular pro-slavery text in United States' history. Published by Harry Stillwell Edwards (1855-1938) in 1919, this tract's claimed astronomical sales.....
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1956. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover.
Book club edition. Large chip atop jacket spine, large scratch on front jacket, tears on sides of jacket.
435 pp. "An analysis of the myths pertaining to the American Negro, from their origins to the misconceptions of today."
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Spot on top edge, otherwise near fine.
xx, 479 pp. Provides brief biographical sketches of women civil rights activists in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and includes listings of bibliographical sources for each woman.
New York: Arcade Publishing, 2006. Trade Paperback.
Revised and updated edition. Ink name on blurb page.
267 pp. "Completely revised and updated, a collection of recognizable scenarios contains racial components that suggest how we act toward one another on a day-to-day basis reveals the racial situations we all inevitably encounter.....
New York: One World, 2019. Reprint. Hard Cover.
Reprint. Brand new from publisher.
"Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At its core, racism is a powerful system.....
Washington, D.C. Network of Educators on the Americas, 1998. Large Softcover.
Rear wrapper creased, light general wear.
xii, 463 pp. "An incredible, informative, collection of essays, articles, analysis, interviews, primary documents and interactive & interdisciplinary teaching aids on civil rights, movement building, and what it means for all of the.....
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Two folding maps included in rear pocket.
xix, 740 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles. Includes 12 tables, 5 maps, 38 illustrations, bibliographical notes, glossary, and index. "... examines in detail the.....
Marietta: Top Shelf Productions, 2015. 3rd Printing. Trade Paperback.
3rd printing. Remainder mark, stickers to rear wrapper.
Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by.....
New York: Da Capo Press, 1997. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback.
Spine creased and faded, minor repair to binding, ink gift note on front flyleaf.
xxiii, , 368,  pp. An examination of the re-election campaign and victory that eventually led to the abolition of slavery in the United States. Includes.....
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly toned and lightly creased, boards lightly soiled, faint stain along page ridge.
256 pp. Blue boards. "Bernard Mandel's classic study provides a concise overview of the relationship between organized abolitionism and the fledgling labor movement.....
Mineola: Dover Publications, Inc., 2000. Reissue. Trade Paperback.
Faint sticker remnant on spine.
ix, , 336 pp., 14-page terminal publisher ad. Inspiration for the 2013 film. Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life.....
New York: Penguin Books, 1986. Reprint. Trade Paperback.
Newspaper clipping laid in, pages very faintly toned.
lii, 332 pp. "In Up from Slavery, Washington recounts the story of his life—from slave to educator. The early sections deal with his upbringing as a slave and his efforts to get an education.....