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On being black

On being black

a selected list of books, films, filmstrips, recordings for young adults.

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by New York Public Library in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Bibliography,
  • African Americans -- Music -- Discography

  • Edition Notes

    GenreBibliography, Music, Discography
    ContributionsNew York Public Library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22772304M

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