A photocopy broadside advertisement for a poetry event. Comprised of black ink on white paper. In the upper proper left is a drawing of a man with a beard wearing a hat, sunglasses and a shirt and tie. Next to the image is text that reads [THE / BLACK / HOUSE / PRESENTS / BROTHER LeRoi Jones / READING / REVOLUTIONARY / POETRY / BROTHER WILLIE DALE / SINGING REVOLUTIONARY SONGS / PLUS / THE BLACK MUSICIANS / A BENEFIT TO / GET THE / BLACK HOUSE / OUT OF JAIL / FRIDAY APRIL 28TH].
Poem printed in black ink on off-white paper titled A Poem for Black Hearts written by LeRoi Jones. The poem is printed within a narrow black border. It begins with “For Malcolm’s eyes, when they broke the face of some dumb white man…” Along the bottom, inside the border is the copyright and the publisher’s address. “60-“and “14685” is written on the back. The poem was published by Broadside press as Broadside No. 7.
A paperback journal with black cover, The Drama Review: Volume 12, Number 4. The subtitle of this volume is Black Theater. The front cover is black with white text and illustration. At the top of the cover is the masthead with the publication’s subtitle [BLACK / THEATRE] with the title of the publication [tdr / the drama review] in a white outlined block in the lower right corner of the subtitle. Below the masthead is a black and white illustration of a poster covering the text of a billing block. The poster illustration features a silhouette of a man holding a shotgun on the upper left quadrant. In the upper third of the poster is black text in a mix of typeface and handwritten style text: [THE / BLACK / ARTS / ALLIANCE / PRESENTS / A BENEFIT FOR / THE BLACK PANTHER / PARTYFOR SELF DEFENSE / THURSDAY MAY 25 /8:00PM / FILLMORE AUDITORIUM / 1805 GEARY BLVD. / SAN FRANCISCO]. The bottom third of the poster features the text [SPEAKERS] followed by the names of the following individuals [HUEY P. NEWTON / MINISTER OF DEFENSE / FOR B.P.P.S.D], [LeRoi Jones/ [---?] / [---?]], [Stokley Carmichael / FORMER CHAIRMAN / OF SNCC] [PLUS / BLAX DRAMA AND MUSIC / [---?] /[---?]]. In the bottom right corner of the front cover in white text is [$2.00 15s]. The spine is black with white text at the spine head that reads [tdr/the drama review] and [new york university T40] at the spine foot. The back cover features an advertisement for Century Theatre Lighting. The book is one hundred and eighty pages long. Inscription in pencil on the page preceding the table of contents.