America's First Black Town: Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915. Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua.

America's First Black Town: Brooklyn, Illinois, 1830-1915

Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2000. Hardcover. xiv, [2], 276, [2] p.: tables; 24 cm. Dark brown cloth with gilt spine title. Dust jacket. Brooklyn (also known as Lovejoy) is a village in St. Clair County, Ill., north of East St. Louis, Ill., and northeast of St. Louis, Mo. Founded in 1829 or 1830, it is the oldest town incorporated by African Americans in the United States. The author provides a detailed social and political history, placing Brooklyn "in the context of Black-town development and African American nationalism." -- dust jacket. Book and dust jacket are in Fine Condition: clean and bright. Fine / fine. Item #008415
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