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+ 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.