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1 ADAMS, RUSSELL L.; WINSLOW, EUGENE (ILLUSTRATIONS); ROSS, JR., DAVID P. (EDITOR). Great Negroes: Past And Present.
Afro-Am Publishing Company, Chicago: 1964. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Library discard. 
Presents a popular rendering of historical source material on the American Negro. The swift tide of events incidental to the black revolution on civil rights, and the suden transformation of colonial Africa into imposing independent states create greater urgency for the need for comprehensive information on the Negro. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.30 USD
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2 APTHEKER, HERBERT (EDITOR); DUBOIS, W. E. B. (PREFACE). A Documentary History Of The Negro People In The United States From Colonial Times Through The Civil War - Volume I.
The Citadel Press, New York: 1971. 0806501685 / 9780806501680 Ninth Paperbound Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Here are 450 documents to make an authentic record and picture of what it meant to be a slave in the Land of the Free, and what it meant to be free after the Emancipation Proclamation. This is a work which rescues from oblivion and loss, the very words and thoughts of scores of American Negroes who lived slavery, serfdom and quasi-freedom in the United States from the seventeenth to the midnineteenth century. 
Price: 25.17 USD
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3 BROWN, LARISSA. Africans In The New World, 1493-1834.
Oak Knoll Press, New Castle: 1988. 0916617319 / 9780916617318 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Exhibition catalogue describing 81 items related to the slave trade and Afro-American culture in the New World. Titles in Portuguese, Spanish, French and English are included. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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4 CARROLL, REBECCA. I Know What The Red Clay Looks Like: The Voice And Vision Of Black Women Writers.
Crown Publishers, New York: 1994. 0517882612 / 9780517882610 Third Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Fifteen black women writers are skillfully interviewed about race, gender, and their craft. Each interview is accompanied by an excerpt from the author's work. With eloquence and candor, these women - Davida Adedjouma, Tina McElroy Ansa, Lorene Cary, Pearl Cleage, J. California Cooper, Rita Dove, Gloria Wade-Gaylers, Nikki Giovanni, Marita Golden, June Jordan, Gloria Naylor, Barbara Neely, Gwendolyn M. Parker, Charlotte Watson Sherman, and Barbara Summers - tell their stories. "A stunning achievement" - Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 
Price: 7.79 USD
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5 COLEMAN, ANITA SCOTT; DAVIS, CYNTHIA & MITCHELL, VERNER D. (EDITORS). Western Echoes Of The Harlem Renaissance: The Life And Writings Of Anita Scott Coleman.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2008. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Recovers Coleman's life and literary legacy. One of the most distinctive and prolific writers of the Harlem Renaissance, Anita Scott Coleman (1890-1960) found popular and critical success in the flourishing African American press of the early twentieth century. Yet unlike many of her New York-based contemporaries, Coleman lived her life in the American West, first in New Mexico and later in California. Her work thus offers a rare view of African American life in that region. Broader in scope than any previous anthology of Coleman's writings, this volume collects the author's finest stories, essays, and poems, including many not published since they first appeared in African American newspapers during the 1920s, '30s, and '40's. Editors Cynthia Davis and Verner D. Mitchell introduce these writings with an in-depth biographical essay that places Coleman in the context of the Harlem Renaissance movement. The volume also features vintage family photographs, a detailed chronology, and a genealogical tree covering five generations of the Coleman family. Based on extensive research and written with the full cooperation of the Coleman family, Western Echoes of the Harlem Renaissance gives readers new understanding of this overlooked writer's life and literary accomplishments. Cynthia Davis is Associate Professor of English at the University of Maryland, University College. She is coauthor of Dynamic Communication for Engineers. Verner D. Mitchell is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in English at the University of Memphis. He is the author of This Waiting for Love: Helene Johnson, Poet of the Harlem Renaissance and, with Cynthia Davis, editor of Dorothy West: Where the Wild Grape Grows. 
Price: 19.90 USD
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6 DU BOIS, W. E. B. The Souls Of Black Folk.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1994. 0486280411 / 9780486280417 Dover Thrift Editions. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. 
Price: 4.47 USD
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7 DUNAWAY, WILMA A. Slavery In The American Mountain South.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2003. 0521012155 / 9780521012157 Studies in Modern Capitalism Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Breaks new ground by focusing on slave experiences on small plantations in the Upper South. By drawing on a massive statistical database derived from antebellum census manuscripts and the tax records of 215 counties in nine states, on a vast array of slaveholder manuscripts, and on regional slave narratives, Wilma Dunaway pinpoints several indicators that distinguished Mountain South from Lower South enslavement. 
Price: 32.68 USD
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8 DYSON, MICHAEL ERIC. Why I Love Black Women.
Basic Civitas Books, New York: 2003. 0465017630 / 9780465017638 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. Inscribed by author. 
Son and husband, soulmate and teacher, Michael Eric Dyson owes his success to the love and support of the black women in his life. Yet too often, he warns, African-American women are the victims of negative stereotypes that dominate the larger culture and even many quarers of black America. Now, with Why I Love Black Women, Dyson celebrates the strength and beauty of Afican-American women in all their glorious diversity. 
Price: 24.23 USD
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9 FREED, LEONARD; BOND, JULIAN (FOREWORD); DYSON, MICHAEL ERIC (INTRODUCTION); FARBER, PAUL (AFTERWORD). This Is The Day: The March On Washington.
Getty Publications, Los Angeles: 2013. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
This Is the Day: The March on Washington is a stirring photo-essay by photographer Leonard Freed documenting the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom of August 28, 1963, the historic day on which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the base of the Lincoln Memorial. This book commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the historic march that ultimately led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Never before published in book form, the seventy-five photographs in this volume were chosen from among the hundreds of images that Freed made in the nation's capitol before, during, and after the march. These images not only present us with stunning wide-angle views of hundreds of thousands of marchers overflowing the National Mall but also focus on small groups of people straining to see the speakers and on individual faces, each one filled with hope and yearning, epitomized by the beautiful young woman who throws her entire being into singing "We Shall Overcome." Accompanying the photographs are a first-hand, backstage account of the preparations leading up to the march by social activist and civil rights leader Julian Bond; an introduction to the importance of the march and Dr. King's involvement by sociology professor and author Michael Eric Dyson; and an informative discussion of Freed's approach to the photographic project by scholar Paul Farber. Leonard Freed (American, 1929-2006) was a pioneer in the genre of socially conscious photojournalism. Freed's photographs are represented in many public and private collections. His book Black in White America, first published in 1967/68, was reissued by Getty Publications in 2010. Julian Bond helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and is currently professor of history at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Michael Eric Dyson is a professor of sociology at Georgetown University and the author of sixteen books, including April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How It Changed America (Basic Civitas Books, 2008). Paul Farber is currently completing his doctorate in American studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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10 GOMEZ, MICHAEL A. Black Crescent: The Experience And Legacy Of African Muslims In The Americas.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005. 0521600790 / 9780521600798 First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Beginning with Latin America in the fifteenth century, this book gives a social history of the expeeriences of African Muslims and their desceendants throughout the Americas, including the Caribbean. It examines the record under slavery and the posyslavery period into the twentieth century. Includes an Index. 
Price: 31.21 USD
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11 GOMEZ, MICHAEL A. Reversing Sail: A History Of The African Diaspora.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2006. 0521001358 / 9780521001359 Reprint Edition. New Approaches to Afreican History Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The experiences of Africans in the Old World -- the Mediterranean and Islamic worlds, is followed by their movement into the New, where their plight in lands claimed by Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, French and English colonial powers is analyzed from enslavement through the Cold War. Particular attention is paid to the everyday lives of the working classes and their cultural development. Their exploits, challenges, and struggles are covered over a broad time frame that links as well as differentiates past and present circumstances. The contents of this book is as follows: Part I. 'Old' World Dimensions: 1. Antiquity; 2. Africans and the Bible; 3. Africans and the Islamic world; Part II. 'New' World Realities: 4. Transatlantic movement; 5. Enslavement; 6. Asserting the right to be; 7. Reconnecting; 8. Movement of peoples. Includes an Index. "An outstanding synthesis of the history of the African diaspora. Well conceived, argued, and written in an engaging style, Reversing Sail will be indispensable in courses on the peoples of Africa and its diaspora. Specialists, students, and the general reader will find this book intellectually stimulating and enlightening." - Colin Palmer, Dodge Professor of History, Princeton University 
Price: 28.49 USD
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12 JACKSON, LAWRENCE P. My Father's Name: A Black Virginia Family After The Civil War.
University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Armed with only early boyhood memories, Lawrence P. Jackson begins his quest by setting out from his home in Baltimore for Pittsylvania County, Virginia, to try to find his late grandfather's old home by the railroad tracks in Blairs. My Father's Name tells the tale of the ensuing journey, at once a detective story and a moving historical memoir, uncovering the mixture of anguish and fulfillment that accompanies a venture into the ancestral past, specifically one tied to the history of slavery. After asking around in Pittsylvania County and carefully putting the pieces together, Jackson finds himself in the house of distant relations. In the pages that follow, he becomes increasingly absorbed by the search for his ancestors and increasingly aware of how few generations an African American needs to map back in order to arrive at slavery, "a door of no return." Ultimately, Jackson's dogged research in libraries, census records, and courthouse registries enables him to trace his family to his grandfather's grandfather, a man who was born or sold into slavery but who, when Federal troops abandoned the South in 1877, was able to buy forty acres of land. In this intimate study of a black Virginia family and neighborhood, Jackson vividly reconstructs moments in the lives of his father's grandfather, Edward Jackson, and great-grandfather, Granville Hundley, and gives life to revealing narratives of Pittsylvania County, recalling both the horror of slavery and the later struggles of postbellum freedom. My Father's Name is a family story full of twists and turns—and one of haunting familiarity to many Americans, who may question whether the promises of emancipation have ever truly been fulfilled. It is also a resolute look at the duties that come with reclaiming and honoring Americans who survived slavery and a thoughtful meditation on its painful and enduring history. "Lawrence P. Jackson's matter-of-fact prose is accessible and is strangely and beautifully evocative of the Civil War era. We not only learn about the deprivations, inhumanity, and constant humiliations perpetrated on black people in the nineteenth century, but we gain a deeper understanding of what constitutes American culture and society today. It is amazing that Jackson's family survived to produce such a splendid writer able to share their story with us." - Edward P. Jones, author of The Known World "My Father's Name is a memorable venture in personal and family history—scrupulous, candid, imaginative, and weighty in its commentary on the abiding conflicts in American culture over the issues of race, injustice, and our common humanity." - Arnold Rampersad, Stanford "Through the Jackson family saga, Jackson recounts the broader African American story of struggle through slavery and Reconstruction. Jackson writes with the detailed precision of a scholar but the emotional attachment of a kinsman."—Booklist 
Price: 23.75 USD
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13 LITWACK, LEON F. Been In The Storm So Long: The Aftermath Of Slavery.
Vintage Books, New York: 1980. 0394743989 / 9780394743981 First Vintage Books Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Based on hitherto unexamined sources - interviews with ex-slaves, and diaries and accounts by former slaveholders, Litwack aims to show how, during the Civil War amd after Emancipation, blacks and whites interacted in ways that dramatized not only their mutual dependency but the frightening ambiguities and tensions that had always been latent in "the peculiar institution." Includes an Index. "Belongs to that short shelf of indispensable works on southern history," - David Herbert Donald, The New Republic 
Price: 16.39 USD
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14 MARGOLICK, DAVID. Elizabeth And Hazel: Two Women Of Little Rock.
Yale University Press, New Haven and London: 2011. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The names Elizabeth Eckford and Hazel Bryan Massery may not be well known, but the image of them from September 1957 surely is: a black high school girl, dressed in white, walking stoically in front of Little Rock Central High School, and a white girl standing directly behind her, face twisted in hate, screaming racial epithets. This famous photograph captures the full anguish of desegregation—in Little Rock and throughout the South—and an epic moment in the civil rights movement. In this gripping book, David Margolick tells the remarkable story of two separate lives unexpectedly braided together. He explores how the haunting picture of Elizabeth and Hazel came to be taken, its significance in the wider world, and why, for the next half-century, neither woman has ever escaped from its long shadow. He recounts Elizabeth's struggle to overcome the trauma of her hate-filled school experience, and Hazel's long efforts to atone for a fateful, horrible mistake. The book follows the painful journey of the two as they progress from apology to forgiveness to reconciliation and, amazingly, to friendship. This friendship foundered, then collapsed—perhaps inevitably—over the same fissures and misunderstandings that continue to permeate American race relations more than half a century after the unforgettable photograph at Little Rock. And yet, as Margolick explains, a bond between Elizabeth and Hazel, silent but complex, endures. David Margolick is contributing editor, Vanity Fair, and a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review. "David Margolick's dual biography of an iconic photograph is a narrative tour de force that leaves us to grapple with a disturbing perennial—that forgiveness doesn't always follow from understanding. I read Elizabeth and Hazel straight through in one sitting."—David Levering Lewis, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of W. E. B. Du Bois "The iconic photograph of Hazel Bryan and Elizabeth Eckford has now riveted us for more than fifty years. David Margolick's effort to bring the photo to life is equally riveting. It makes for a deeply compelling story of race and our ongoing efforts at understanding."—Julian Bond, Chairman Emeritus, NAACP "Elizabeth and Hazel is a story that has been crying out to be told ever since two teenaged girls stumbled into history on a street in Little Rock, more than a half-century ago. Once again, Margolick, one of our best reporters, reveals his remarkable gift for uncovering intimate disputes that illuminate an epoch."—Diane McWhorter, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama; The Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution "The story of Elizabeth Eckford, the heroic poster child of the struggle to desegregate Little Rock's Central High, which so many have forgotten, and her tormentor, Hazel Bryan, which so few ever knew, needed to be told. David Margolick has done so masterfully, in a narrative so gripping that one has difficulty putting down his book before arriving at the last page. His Elizabeth and Hazel is required reading for every American who wants to understand why the wounds inflicted by the heritage of slavery and Jim Crow remain unhealed."—Louis Begley, author of Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters "As David Margolick's brilliantly layered exposition reveals, plumbing 'the depths of the depths' of race and racism is a most complex exercise. And as I plumbed the depths of his narrative, I found it at once painful, as well as elevating, and unlike anything I've ever read on the subject. It should be required reading for a nation still struggling with what Margolick refers to as 'the thicket of race.'"—Charlayne Hunter-Gault, author of In My Place "As surprising and unusual as its two protagonists, Elizabeth and Hazel—densely-researched, empathetic, measured, revelatory—not only lets us live, as completely as we would in a novel, the confrontation in Little Rock and the creation of an iconic photo, but lets us hear the central figures as they work, for the subsequent half-century, to come to terms with what has happened to them. David Margolick has written a beautiful and moving meditation on race, struggle, and the forgiving and unforgiving passage of time."—Rachel Cohen, author of A Chance Meeting "Utterly engrossing, for it touches on a variety of thorny, provocative themes: the power of race, the nature of friendship, the role of personality, the capacity for brutality and for forgiveness."—Publishers Weekly "Riveting reportage of an injustice that still resonates with sociological significance."—Kirkus Reviews "There are volumes of scholarly works on the Civil Rights Movement, but this book is different. By tracing the two women's journeys, . . . often in their own words, Margolick artfully lays bare [their] emotional and mental wounds and struggles, [and] also places the women in the context of the wider civil rights era and beyond. . . . This work is simply a must-read."—Library Journal, starred review "A very nuanced analysis of how Elizabeth and Hazel were affected by the scene that made them famous....A complex look at two women at the center of a historic moment."—Booklist, starred review "A marvelous example of bringing history to life through individual stories, . . . [and] a fascinating story of race, relationships, and the struggle to forgive."—Marjorie Kehe, Christian Science Monitor, "Fall Books: 20 Nonfiction Titles You Don't Want to Miss" 
Price: 24.70 USD
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15 MEIER, AUGUST & RUDWICK, ELLIOTT. From Plantation To Ghetto.
Hill and Wang, New York: 1978. 0809001225 / 9780809001224 Third Edition. American Century Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Begins with the slave trade and the early experience of blacks in America, interprets black ideologies and protest movements throughout American history, and particularly in the twentieth century. It discusses the rise and accomplishments of NAACP, nationalist organizations such as the Garvey Movement and the Black Muslims, the influence of socialists such as A. Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin, the early development and later ascendancy of direct action, the role of CORE and SNCC, and Martin Luther King and other leaders. Includes an Index. 
Price: 24.13 USD
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16 NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION. The Negro In American History, Curriculum Bulletin, 1964-65 Series, No. 4.
Board of Education, NEW YORK CITY: 1964. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 23.51 USD
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17 OGBAR, JEFFREY O. G. Hip-hop Revolution: The Culture And Politics Of Rap.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2009. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Winner of the W. E. B. Du Bois Book Prize, North East Black Studies Alliane. In the world of hip-hop, "keeping it real" has always been a primary goal—and realness takes on special meaning as rappers mold their images for street cred and increasingly measure authenticity by ghetto-centric notions of "Who's badder?" In this groundbreaking book, Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar celebrates hip-hop and confronts the cult of authenticity that defines its essential character—that dictates how performers walk, talk, and express themselves artistically and also influences the consumer market. Hip-Hop Revolution is a balanced cultural history that looks past negative stereotypes of hip-hop as a monolith of hedonistic, unthinking noise to reveal its evolving positive role within American society. A writer who's personally encountered many of hip-hop's icons, Ogbar traces hip-hop's rise as a cultural juggernaut, focusing on how it negotiates its own sense of identity. He especially explores the lyrical world of rap as artists struggle to define what realness means in an art where class, race, and gender are central to expressions of authenticity—and how this realness is articulated in a society dominated by gendered and racialized stereotypes. Ogbar also explores problematic black images, including minstrelsy, hip-hop's social milieu, and the artists' own historical and political awareness. Ranging across the rap spectrum from the conscious hip-hop of Mos Def to the gangsta rap of 50 Cent to the "underground" sounds of Jurassic 5 and the Roots, he tracks the ongoing quest for a unique and credible voice to show how complex, contested, and malleable these codes of authenticity are. Most important, Ogbar persuasively challenges widely held notions that hip-hop is socially dangerous—to black youths in particular—by addressing the ways in which rappers critically view the popularity of crime-focused lyrics, the antisocial messages of their peers, and the volatile politics of the word "nigga." Hip-Hop Revolution deftly balances an insider's love of the culture with a scholar's detached critique, exploring popular myths about black educational attainment, civic engagement, crime, and sexuality. By cutting to the bone of a lifestyle that many outsiders find threatening, Ogbar makes hip-hop realer than it's ever been before. Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar is associate professor of history and director of the Institute for African-American Studies at the University of Connecticut. He is author of Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity and edited the volume The Civil Rights Movement: Problems in American Civilization. "Easily one of the most substantial and thoughtful works on the cultural politics of hip-hop. Ogbar successfully balances an insider's love of the culture with a scholar's critical eye."—William Jelani Cobb, author of To the Break of Dawn: A Freestyle on the Hip-Hop Aesthetic "What does it mean now to 'keep it real'? Is hip-hop ripping society apart? Ogbar shows that these questions—among the many more that rap music raises—are much more complicated than they first seem. Hip-Hop Revolution compellingly examines race, gender, authenticity, and this African American generation's quest for true democracy and liberation."—Jeff Chang, author of Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation "A wide-ranging and knowledgeable addition to the expanding field of hip-hop studies. Ogbar addresses many aspects of this controversial and influential cultural phenomenon: its charged gender and racial politics; its engagement with the repressive criminal justice system; its fierce investment in authenticity; its potential for political mobilization; and the music's effects on young listeners. This book is full of engaging readings, informed contextualization, and fresh ideas."—Journal of American History "Hip-hop mogul Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter once rapped about 'Politics as Usual,' but little has been usual since the emergence of hip-hop as a global phenomenon. As Ogbar highlights throughout his thoughtful and provocative book, hip-hop culture is on the cutting-edge of all that matters in contemporary America."—Mark Anthony Neal, author of New Black Man "A far-reaching historical account of the social, cultural and political influences of hiphop past and present. Ogbar probes deeply into the roots and realities of hiphop's image, its 'keeping it real' mantra, and its rebellious reputation. . . . An important book that offers insight into how hiphop is involved in shaping the future and how forces have attempted to co-opt its most powerful voices."—Marcyliena Morgan, director, Hiphop Archive, Stanford University, and author of Language, Discourse, and Power in African American Culture "This is a primer for those wanting to delineate hip-hop's salient debates, making it a solid resource for undergraduate classes."—H-Net Book Reviews 
Price: 38.00 USD
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18 ROBINSON III, CHARLES M. The Fall Of A Black Army Officer: Racism And The Myth Of Henry O. Flipper.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2008. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Questioning the claim of racism in an infamous court-martial. Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper was a former slave who rose to become the first African American graduate of West Point. While serving as commissary officer at Fort Davis, Texas, in 1881, he was charged with embezzlement and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. A court-martial board acquitted Flipper of the embezzlement charge but convicted him of conduct unbecoming. He was then dismissed from the service of the United States. The Flipper case became known as something of an American Dreyfus Affair, emblematic of racism in the frontier army. Because of Flipper's efforts to clear his name, many assumed that he had been railroaded because he was black. In The Fall of a Black Army Officer, Charles M. Robinson III challenges that assumption. In this complete revision of his earlier work, The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper, Robinson finds that Flipper was the author of his own problems. The taint of racism on the Flipper affair became so widely accepted that in 1999 President Bill Clinton issued a posthumous pardon for Flipper. The Fall of a Black Army Officer boldly moves the arguments regarding racism--in both Lt. Flipper's case and the frontier army in general--beyond political correctness. Solidly grounded in archival research, it is a thorough and provocative reassessment of the Flipper affair, at last revealing the truth. Charles M. Robinson III is the author of many books, including The Men Who Wear the Star: The Story of the Texas Rangers and General Crook and the Western Frontier. He lives in San Benito, Texas. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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19 SABATINI SLOAN, AISHA. The Fluency Of Light: Coming Of Age In A Theatre Of Black And White.
University of Iowa Press, Iowa City: 2013. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
In these intertwined essays on art, music, and identity, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, the daughter of African American and Italian American parents, examines the experience of her mixed-race identity. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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20 STAMPP, KENNETH M. The Peculiar Institution: Slavery In The Ante-bellum South.
Vintage Books, New York: 1956. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A close study of slavery in the United States prior to the United States Civil War. "In ten sparkling chapters the book details and illuminates every aspect of slavery. . . . Slavery is viewed not as a method of regulating race relations,not as an arrangement that was in its essence paternalistic, but as practical system of controlling and exploiting labor. How the slaves worked, how they resisted bondage, how they were disciplined, how they lived their lives in the quarters, and how they behaved toward each other and toward their masters are themes which receive full exploration. . . . The materials are handled with imagination and verve, the style is polished, the factual evidence is precise and accurate. Some scholars will disagree with the conclusions. No one can afford to disregard them." - Frank W. Klingberg, American Historical Review Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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