This unique, well-researched reference opens with a special feature from Julian Bond, National Chairman of the Board, NAACP, on Collecting Black Americana. Readers will gain insight into two centuries of African-American cultural artifacts, ranging from whimsical trinkets to fine art pieces. All types of Black Americana are covered in the 2,000 plus listings, including kitchenwares, paper ephemera, music, jewelry, tobacciana, political items and much more. Each listing includes a complete description of the item as well as current pricing information. Hundreds of vibrant full-color photos give collectors a look at the most collectible and rare Black Americana items on the market.