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685955

Malcolm X is buried...

Item #685955

February 28, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Feb. 28, 1965  



* Malcolm X funeral & burial

* Fiery Negro extremist




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Threats Fail to Materialize As Followers Bury Malcolm" The top of page 2 has a four column heading: "Malcolm Buried, Rites Calm" with related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, light toning at... See More  

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$115.00
618450

March from Selma to Montgomery...

Item #618450

March 16, 1965

THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, March 16, 1965 



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama 

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The front page has a five column headline: "Negro Leaders Meet On Plans To Resume Highway March To Capitol" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, otherwise nice.... See More  

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$34.00
617623

Selma-Montgomery march ruling... Johnson's voting bill...

Item #617623

March 18, 1965

WALL STREET JOURNAL, Pacific Coast Edition, March 18, 1965  On the front page under the heading "World Wide" reports "Johnson Sent his new Negro voting bill to Congress"; "Alabama Officials were barred from hindering a 50-mile civil-rights march" and "Martin Luther King, Jr. triumphantly announced the decision to hundreds of his followers massed before the c... See More  

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$65.00
681177

'Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama...

Item #681177

March 18, 1965

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, March 18, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery marches - Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr. - "Bloody Sunday"




Page 3 has, "Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama" which tells of Bloody Sunday. Beneath the article is: "A HEARTFELT 'THANK YOU' from MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr., the Negroes of Selma, Alabama, and the SCLC staff" which include... See More  

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$98.00
664308

John Wilcock on Andy Warhol... Jules Feifer,,,

Item #664308

May 06, 1965

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, May 6, 1965



Starting on page five is a comprehensive article by John Wilcock on Andy Warhol, which takes multiple pages: "The Detached Cool Of Andy Warhol." Some consider this article as a classic, and foundational in regards to his later work on Warhol.

Page 4 has an intriguing cartoon by Jules Feiffer depicting a group of white men pa... See More  

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588783

1965 Watts riots.. Los Angeles CA....

Item #588783

August 17, 1965

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, August 17, 1965



* Watts Riots

* Los Angeles, California



This 10 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Defiant Snipers, Police Duel In L.A. Negro Area"



Coverage on the Watts riots in Los Angeles California. Other news of the day.



Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.



wikipedia notes: The rio... See More  

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$29.00
673844

Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966 (1st section only)



* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

*
 
Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India



Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immora... See More  

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653756

James H. Meredith shot.. Civil Rights...

Item #653756

June 07, 1966

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 7, 1966



* James Howard Meredith shot

* 1st University of Mississippi African-American student

* Civil Rights march for voting




The front page has a four column headline: "Wounded Meredith Vows: 'A Shall Return' To Miss." with two related photos. (see) 1st report coverage on James Meredith being shot during his Civil Rights march fro... See More  

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216775

Lawrence Joel Receives Medal of Honor...

Item #216775

March 10, 1967

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 10, 1967.



* Lawrence Joel

* African American Medic

* Congessional Medal of Honor




This 12 page newspaper has a two column photo on the front page of President Lyndon Johnson giving Lawrence Joel, medical corpsman the medal of honor (see photo). Other news of the day with ads throughout. Small binding holes, otherwise in good condition.



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$40.00
664318

"The Rise of the American Black Man"...

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #664318

October 06, 1967

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, October 6,1967, published in Chicago. 

The front page has: "Muhammad on: THE RISE OF THE AMERICAN BLACK MAN - THE OPPOSITION", which includes a photo of him and continues on an inside page. The back page has another photo of "The Honorable Elijah Muhammad" with an article: "What the Muslims Want".

The issue is complete in 28 pages, has a few sm... See More  

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$38.00
647897

Carl B. Stokes... First African-American Mayor of a large U.S. city...

Item #647897

November 09, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 9, 1967



* Carl  B. Stokes becomes 1st African-American mayor of a large U.S. city

* Elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio

* Richard G. Hatcher becomes 1st African American mayor of Gary, Indiana




The front page has a four column heading: "Negro Elected Mayor in Gary, Ind.; Stokes Apparent Victor in Cleveland" First report coverage on ... See More  

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$68.00
650069

Voice of the Nation of Islam... Muhammad Ali...

Item #650069

February 23, 1968

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, February 23, 1968 This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American communit... See More  

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$48.00
688612

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated...

Item #688612

April 05, 1968

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, April 5, 1968



* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report)

* African American pastor - civil rights leader




The front page has a nice and displayable headline that announces: "MARTIN LUTHER KING SLAIN" with lead in: "Shot to Death in Memphis" and related subheads. (see) More inside with two related photos.

Incomplete issue containing... See More  

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$120.00
672324

Negro League star Satchel Paige signed with the Atlanta Braves...

Item #672324

August 13, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Mass., August 13, 1968



* Negro League star Satchel Paige signed with the Atlanta Braves at 70 years of age.

* He may pitch!




Page 6 has: "Ageless Satch Paige Has Signed On With Atlanta", which includes approx. 8 inches of supporting text. See images for details.



Complete in 10 pages, evenly toned, overall good.



Background: Satchel Paige had the honor of... See More  

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$65.00
599475

Arthur Ashe 1st black U.S. Open tennis champ....

Item #599475

August 26, 1968

LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Leominster, Massachusetts, August 26, 1968



* Tennis star Arthur Ashe

* 1st black to win

* US Open




Within the sport's section (page 8) is a three column heading: "1st American In 15 Years As Ashe Takes Nationals". This is 1st report coverage on Arthur Ashe becoming the first African American to win the United States Open Tennis championship.



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626815

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #626815

April 16, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, April 16, 1971 



* Rare African American periodical

* Nation of Islam religious movement

* Elijah Muhammad - founder




This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Na... See More  

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$35.00
587300

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #587300

April 16, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, April 16, 1971  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American commu... See More  

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$28.00
615496

Voice of the Nation of Islam...

Item #615496

June 18, 1971

MUHAMMAD SPEAKS, Chicago, Illinois, June 18, 1971  This newspaper was one of the most widely-read ever produced by an African American organization. Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad began the publication on May 1960 as a weekly publication. It was distributed nationwide by the Nation Of Islam and covered current events around the world as well as relevant news in African American commun... See More  

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$30.00
642613

Death of Jackie Robinson...

Item #642613

October 24, 1972

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 24, 1972 



* Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st African-American to play MLB baseball

* 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame




The back page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson Is Dead at 51". (see)

Complete as a 4 page issue, a few small binding holes along the spine, address stamp within the masthead, nice... See More  

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$39.00
665387

Death of Jackie Robinson...

Item #665387

October 25, 1972

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 25, 1972 



* Jackie Robinson death... Brooklyn Dodgers

* 1st African-American to play MLB baseball

* 1st be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame




The front page has a one column heading: "Jackie Robinson to Be Buried in Brooklyn". (see)

Complete in 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
674156

1st African American plays Masters golf... Quite historic...

Item #674156

April 11, 1975

SUN-TIMES, Chicago, April 11, 1975



* Lee Elder breaks the color barrier

* 1st African American in Masters (day 1)

* PGA Professional Gold Accociation




The bottom of the back page has a photo showing Lee Elder teeing off on the 1st hole with small heading: "Historic Moment" Also a heading: "Nichols leading Masters" with reporting on the color barrier being broken. Coverag... See More  

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$72.00
690315

Tuskegee Airmen honored at museum...

Item #690315

September 26, 1982

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1982



* Tuskegee Airmen honored w/ opneing

* African American pilots of WWII

* National Air and Space Museum exhibit

* 1982 Wilkes-Barre shootings

* George Banks spree killings




The top of page 33 has a two column heading: "Museum Exhibit Traces Blacks' Role in Aviation" with related pictorial. (see) First report coverage on the "Black Wings... See More  

Added to Catalog #322 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$75.00
686337

1987 James Baldwin death...

Item #686337

December 02, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 2, 1987



* James Baldwin death (1st report)

* African American writer - activist




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Baldwin Dies at 63; Writer Explored Black Experience" with photo. (see)

Complete with all sections except classifieds (60+ pages), nice condition.

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$75.00
684552

Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII..

Item #684552

February 01, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 1, 1988



* Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII

* Doug Williams - Timmy Smith - Ricky Sanders

* 1st African American to start - NFL Football




The top of the front page has a three column photo with one column heading: "Redskins Lasso Broncos, 42-10, in Super Bowl" The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Williams' Da... See More  

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684432

Deaths of Thurgood Marshall and Thomas Dorsey...

Item #684432

January 25, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993



* Thurgood Marshall death (1st report)

* 1st African American Supreme Court Justice




The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "R... See More  

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654788

Arthur Ashe's death report - dies of AIDS...

Item #654788

February 07, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, February 7, 1993 (2-sections)



* Arthur Ashe's death report

* dies of AIDS...

* Only African-American to win both Wimbledon and the U.S. Open (at the time of his death)




Both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section tell of the death of Arthur Ashe.

Included are the main section and the Sports Section - both which are in excellent condition.... See More  

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$99.00
678654

The death of famed singer Marian Anderson...

Item #678654

April 09, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 9, 1993 



* Marian Anderson death

* African American Contralto

* Lincoln Memorial concert fame




The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Rich-Voiced Contralto Marian Anderson Dies" with subhead: "the pioneering black singer overcame prejudice to gain wide acclaim" and photo. (see)

The article carries over to page 34 with much detai... See More  

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$78.00
644760

Death of Cab Calloway, in a Los A ngeles newspaper...

Item #644760

November 20, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 20, 1994



* Cab Calloway death (1st report)

* African American jazz - scat singer

* Cotton Club, Harlem, New York City




Neat the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Cab Calloway, Legendary Hi De Ho Man of Jazz, Dies" with photo. (See) Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the capital of the entertainment industry.

The complete firs... See More  

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$56.00
684965

The Million Man March at the nation's capital...

Item #684965

October 17, 1995

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 17, 1995 



* Million Man March

* African Americans

* Louis Farrakhan

* National Mall - Wash. D.C.




The nice headline reports on the Million Man March on Washington with: "Black Men, in Show of Unity, Join in 400,000-Strong March". This event was a gathering of African-American men at the National Mall, called by Louis Farrakhan. Also on the ftpg: "... See More  

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$88.00
688380

Eldridge Cleaver's death report... Obit of Bruce Springsteen's father...

Item #688380

May 02, 1998

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 2, 1998
 
* Death of Eldridge Cleaver
* From Black Panther to Mormon environmental & peace activist
 
The front page has: "Eldridge Cleaver, Former Black Panther, Dies", which tells of the life and death of the notable activist and author of "Soul On Ice" (considered a seminal work in African-American literature). The
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680040

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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$225.00
668359

Death reports os Edward Smith and Al Loving - noteworthy Black Americans...

Item #668359

July 09, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 9, 2005



* Death reports of 2 noteworthy Black Americans

* Edward Smith - co-founder of the Black Stuntmen's Association

* Al Loving - African-American abstract expressionist painter






Page B12 and B13, under "Obituaries", has "Edward Smith; 81; Fought for Film Work for Black Stuntman" and "Al Loving, 69; African American Abstract Artist
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629582

First African-American President of the United States...

Item #629582

November 05, 2008

USA TODAY, November 5, 2008  This 48 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "America makes history, Obama Wins! " with subheads and nice color photo of Obama with family. Much more on the inside pages in the 1st section. (see)

Nice condition.



Our post on the History's Newsstand Blog:

Regardless of your view on the recent U.S. election, one

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$25.00
552589

Barack Obama becomes America's first African-American president...

Item #552589

November 05, 2008

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, November 5, 2008



* Barrack Obama elected President of the United States

* Hometown newspaper of first African-American president



Presidential election newspapers have always been a mainstay of any historic newspaper collection, and ideally collectors try to find such an issue from the victor's hometown.



This newspaper is special for three reasons: 1) it is ... See More  

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680272

Barack Obama becomes America's first African-American president...

Item #680272

November 05, 2008

(2) NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 2008 and Jan. 21, 2009  A great pair of issues reporting both the election and inauguration of the first African-American president to occupy the White House.

The banner headline of the 5th is a simple: "OBAMA" beneath which is: "Racial Barrier Falls In Decisive Victory". The banner headline of the 21st announces: "OBAMA TAKES OATH, A... See More  

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$69.00
679175

Pre-release color ad for "12 Years a Slave", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #679175

October 13, 2013

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 13, 2013 (Calendar Section)



* Pre-premiere ad for "12 Years a Slave"

* Steve McQueen - Chiwetel Ejiofor & Michael Fassbender

* Best Picture, Director, Foreign Actor and Supporting Actor, etc.




Page D7 has the best full-page ad for "12 Years a Slave" from the leading newspaper of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publi... See More  

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$125.00
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