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Walls Come Tumbling Down., Brooks, Thomas R.
1 Brooks, Thomas R. Walls Come Tumbling Down.
New Jersey Prentice Hall First Edition Hard Cover 
A History of the Civil Rights Movement 1940-1970. CR 1974. 309 pages with index. Black and white photos in center of book. X-Library with stamps, numbers, and pocket in back. Mylar cover over dust jacket, overall good+ condition. An objective chronicle of the most recent period in the American Civil Rights movement. From the murderous Jim Crow days of the post-Depression Deep South to the rise of the militant Black Power groups of the later sixties. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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2 Mora, Pat. House of Houses.
Boston, Massachusetts Beacon Press. First Printing Hard Cover 
CR 1997, 296 pages with a list of Dichos/Sayings. A Mexican-American family that crossed the Rio Grande, faced oppression and survival, and sometimes triumph. Author is an ancestor of these immigrants and tells of growing up in a racial oppressed Texas. Dust jacket and book are very good condition. Family lineage is on frontis of book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Spear, Allan H. Black Chicago.
Chiago, Illinois University of Chicago Press Hard Cover 
The Making of a Negro Ghetto 1890-1920. Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1967, 254 pages with index. Black and white photos and charts. Dust jacket states fourth printing. First historical study of ghetto made famous by the sociological classic of St. Claire Drake, E. Franklin Frazier and others, and by novels of R. Wright and blues songs. Exploring the history of a major Negro community during a crucial 30-year period when a relatively fluid pattern of race relations gave way to a rigid stystem of segregation and discrimination in jobs, housing and public accommodations. Many racially-mixed neighborhoods existed. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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