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Black on Black: Commentaries By Negro Americans

By: Adoff, Arnold (Edited by)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed

Book ID: SCW09431

Condition: Good


BZ1 - A 2nd printing ex-library hardcover book in good condition in good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has wrinkling, chipping and crease on the edges, sides, and corners, label on the spine, scratches and rubbing, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), tape stains on the cover and endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. SIGNED by Amiri Baraka (formerly known as LeRoi Jones) on his story page. With a foreword by Roger Mae Johnson. A collection of articles and excerpts of writings by African-Americans that an... View more info

The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action

By: Anderson, Terry H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC20538BB

ISBN: 0195157648

Condition: As New


CM2 - A first edition hardcover book in fine condition in fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. A colorful history that brings to life the politicians, legal minds, and ordinary people who have fought for or against affirmative action The Pursuit of Fairness helps clear the air and calm the emotions, as it illuminates a difficult and critically important issue. View more info

The Pursuit of Fairness: A History of Affirmative Action

By: Anderson, Terry H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC20539BB

ISBN: 0195157648

Condition: As New


CM2 - A first edition hardcover book in fine condition in fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. A colorful history that brings to life the politicians, legal minds, and ordinary people who have fought for or against affirmative action The Pursuit of Fairness helps clear the air and calm the emotions, as it illuminates a difficult and critically important issue. View more info

The Black Middle Class Family

By: Barnes, Annie S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bristol, Indiana, Wyndham Hall Press: 1985

Book ID: EC25229BB

ISBN: 0932269508

Condition: Very Good


AU5 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), lightly bent, some stains, light discoloration and shelf wear with no dust jacket. A Study of Black Subsociety, Neighborhood, and Home In Interaction. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Black Texans

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Jenkins Publishing Company: 1973

Book ID: EC10998BB

Condition: Fair


CA4 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, label on the lower spine, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, and shelf wear otherwise good. Book has library stamping on the top, contents page, and front loose endpaper, back loose endpaper missing/cut out, significant peeling, chipping, and paper residue on the front endpapers, discoloration, and shelf wear. A History of Negroes In Texas 1528-1971. View more info

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Black Texans

By: Barr, Alwyn

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Jenkins Publishing Company: 1982

Book ID: EC21054BB

Condition: Very Good


CN3 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket has label, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some scattered stains, light discoloration and shelf wear. A History of Negroes In Texas 1528-1971. 8.75"x6", 259 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Modern Black American Fiction Writers

By: Bloom, Harold (Edited and with an Introduction by)

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, Chelsea House Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Book ID: SW548BB

ISBN: 079102220X

Condition: Very Good


BY2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has couple of taped labels on the lower spine, label on the back, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has library stamping on the top, couple of labels on the copyright page, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, and light shelf wear otherwise very good. Writers of English: Lives and Works. View more info

The Talking Book: African Americans and the Bible

By: Callahan, Allen Dwight

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: EC32806BB

ISBN: 0300109369

Condition: Very Good


CS4 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.5"x6.5", 286 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Raising Fences: A Black Man's Love Story

By: Datcher, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Putnam Publishing Group, The: 2001

Book ID: SCW05772

Condition: Very Good


BE1 - A first edition advance reading copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof/uncorrected manuscript book in very good condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in light green wraps with only very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very light surface chippin on the spine top and bottom edges. A memoir by a noted African American poet that offers a view of young black men's longing for loving, stable marriages, fatherhood, and homes in safe neighborhoods. It is about the human desire to escape cycles that deprive children of what they need most... View more info

Contributors of Black Women to America (Volume II)

By: Davis, Marianna W. (Edited by)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina, Kenday Press, Inc.: 1982

Book ID: EC12217BB

Condition: Very Good


BW2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has taped label on the spine, wrinkling and crease on some edges and corners, inside flaps adhered to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has some rubbing on the cover edges, light stain on the page edges, library stamping on the top and copyright page with label, couple of labels on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Contributors of Black Women to America: Volume II - Civil Rights, Politics and Government, Education, Medicine, Sciences. View more info

Black Police in America

By: Dulaney, W. Marvin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana University Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book ID: EC11958BB

ISBN: 0253330068

Condition: Very Good


AM2 - Book has taped label on the lower spine and couple on the back top, tanning on the spine, gutters, amd some edges, library stamping on the top, label on the copyright page, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Blue covered boards with gilt lettering. Blacks in the Diaspora. General Editors Darlene Clark Hine, John McCluskey, Jr., and David Barry Gaspar. View more info

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Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America

By: Epps, Garrett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2006

Book ID: EC11477BB

Condition: Near Fine


BS3 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in near fine condition that has light discoloration and shelf wear. An account of the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment, an act that revolutionized the U.S. Constitution and shaped the nation's destiny in the wake of the Civil War. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Agony of Education: Black Students at White Colleges and Universities

By: Feagin, Joe R.; Vera, Hernan; Imani, Nikitah

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Routledge: 1996

Book ID: EC12228BB

ISBN: 0415915112

Condition: Very Good


BW2 - Book has some light label stains and residue on the cover, light foxing on the page edges, library stamping on the top and copyright page with couple of labels, cardholder adhered on the back loose endpaper, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Black covered boards with gilt lettering on the spine. View more info

Progress Against the Tide (Can Blacks Accelerate It?)

By: Gadsden, E. Dorian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC26717BB

ISBN: 0533083850

Condition: Very Good


T2 - A first edition hardcover book signed and inscribed by the author to previous owner in very good condition in very good dust jacket that is mylar protected. Dust jacket and book have light discoloration and shelf wear. 9.25"x6.25", 197 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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Untold Glory: African Americans in Pursuit of Freedom, Opportunity, and Achievement

By: Govenar, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harlem Moon: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Book ID: EC20865BB

ISBN: 0767921178

Condition: Very Good


CM6 - A bound galley paperback book SIGNED by author on the title page in very good condition that has some bumped corners and light shelf wear. A collection of oral histories that brings to life the experiences of men and women who forged new paths in the arts, business, politics, religion, and other areas of american life and culture over the past century. 9"x6", 400 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Troubling the Waters: Black-Jewish Relations in the American Century

By: Greenberg, Cheryl Lynn

Price: $16.45

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 2006

Book ID: EC12182BB

ISBN: 0691058652

Condition: Very Good


BW2 - Book has some lightly bumped corners and light shelf wear otherwise fine. View more info

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William Wells Brown and Clotelle: A Portrait of the Artist in the First Negro Novel

By: Heermance, J. Noel

Price: $8.50

Publisher: North Haven, CT, U.S.A., Shoe String Press, Incorporated: 1969

Book ID: SCW06259

ISBN: 0208006931

Condition: Very Good


BI3 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black cloth covered boards with silver lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library tape, marks and stamps on the inside surface of the front board, the front endpaper and title page plus there is some light tape staining on the outside board surfaces and front and back endpapers from where a dust jacket was taped down to the boards. A biography and literary criticism of the first African-American author to write a novel, the first to write a play, and the first to write a book of travels. The major portion of hi... View more info

Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook (2005 Edition)

By: Information Publications

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Information Publications, Inc.: 2005

Book ID: EC20928BB

ISBN: 0929960386

Condition: Very Good


CN1 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition with no dust jacket. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), light discoloration and shelf wear. Black covered boards with silver lettering. Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook (2005 Edition). American Profile Series. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook (2005 Edition)

By: Information Publications

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Information Publications, Inc.: 2005

Book ID: EC20929BB

ISBN: 0929960386

Condition: Very Good


CN1 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition with no dust jacket. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Black covered boards with silver lettering. Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook (2005 Edition). American Profile Series. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook (2006 Edition)

By: Information Publications

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Palo Alto, California, Information Publications, Inc.: 2006

Book ID: EC21134BB

ISBN: 0929960416

Condition: Very Good


CN5 - An ex-library hardcover book in very good condition with no dust jacket. Book has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), light discoloration and shelf wear. Black covered boards with silver lettering. Black Americans: A Statistical Sourcebook (2006 Edition). American Profile Series. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info