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African Folk TalesAfrican Folk Tales
by Hugh Vernon-Jackson Yuko Green
Entertaining stories handed down from generation to generation among tribal cultures include "The Magic Crocodile," "The Hare and the Crownbird," "The Boy in the Drum," 15 others. 19 illustrations.
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$3.00
African Genesis: Folk Tales and Myths of AfricaAfrican Genesis: Folk Tales and Myths of Africa
by Leo Frobenius Douglas C. Fox
These entertaining tales range from Kabyl creation legends of the Berbers to ballads of the southern Sahara. Immensely valuable for readers of African culture, folklore and mythology. read more
$14.95
African Tribal Designs CD-ROM and BookAfrican Tribal Designs CD-ROM and Book
by Geoffrey Williams
Loaded with 376 unusual and authentic, black-and-white images, this treasury of African folk art features a splendid variety of ornaments, including geometric and animal designs, human figures, masks, and more.
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$14.95
African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927
by Joan R. Sherman
Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753–1784) to 20th-century work of Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. Introduction. read more
$4.00
Ajapa the Tortoise: A Book of Nigerian Folk TalesAjapa the Tortoise: A Book of Nigerian Folk Tales
by Margaret Baumann
Collection of 30 fables recounts adventures of Ajapa the Tortoise: how he saved the king and tricked the lion, what happened when he rented his house, how he came to be bald, and more.
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$7.95
American Negro Songs: 230 Folk Songs and Spirituals, Religious and SecularAmerican Negro Songs: 230 Folk Songs and Spirituals, Religious and Secular
by John W. Work
Authoritative study traces the African influences and lyric significance of such songs as Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and John Henry, and gives words and music for 230 songs. Bibliography. Index of Song Titles. read more
$15.95
American Slavery As It Is: Selections from the Testimony of a Thousand WitnessesAmerican Slavery As It Is: Selections from the Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses
by Theodore Dwight Weld
The stories of hundreds of African-Americans who lived in bondage are preserved in this powerful 1839 chronicle. The first-person narratives from observers of the time offer an intimate view of the working and living conditions in slavery across many states. read more
$6.00
American Slaves Tell Their Stories: Six InterviewsAmerican Slaves Tell Their Stories: Six Interviews
by Octavia V. Rogers Albert
Vivid narratives recall life during and after the Civil War, from cruel punishments, divided families, and debilitating labor, to religious beliefs and practices, and the condition and progress of former slaves. read more
$9.95
Best-Loved Negro Spirituals: Complete Lyrics to 178 Songs of FaithBest-Loved Negro Spirituals: Complete Lyrics to 178 Songs of Faith
by Nicole Beaulieu Herder Ronald Herder
All God's Children Got Shoes, Balm in Gilead, Deep River, Down by the Riverside, Ezekiel Saw the Wheel, Gimme That Ol'-Time Religion, He's Got the Whole World in His Hand, and many more. read more
$12.95
Black No MoreBlack No More
by George S. Schuyler
A satirical approach to debunking the myths of white supremacy and racial purity, this 1931 novel recounts the consequences of a mysterious scientific process that transforms black people into whites. read more
$8.95
Buffalo Soldiers: The Colored Regulars in the United States ArmyBuffalo Soldiers: The Colored Regulars in the United States Army
by T. G. Steward
This history by a chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Infantry includes firsthand accounts of the Spanish-American War as well as an overview of African-American contributions to prior wars and conflicts. read more
$15.95
Comedy: American StyleComedy: American Style
by Jessie Redmon Fauset
An influential Harlem Renaissance author explores the tragic effects of color prejudice and self-hatred in this tale of a mother's determination for her children to pass as white and the devastating results for her family. read more
$14.95

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