This color photograph shows a young man in a red jacket and pants, standing in front of a brick wall with signs on it in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York in 1981. Two of the green signs are titled: [Reaganism: Black Genocide]. They advertise African Liberation Day 1982 and contain three black and white images. Additional text reads: [We want self-determination and equal rights for black people from the U.S. to South Africa. We have no recourse but to take our struggle to the world’s people. March to the United Nations May 22nd. Meet 11 am at 125th St. & 2nd Ave. March 1 pm to UN Plaza]. The sign on the bottom advertises a boxing match and reads: The Leonard-Hearns Showdown. The back of the photograph is inscribed with the title and photographer Jamel Shabazz’s signature.
A hardback book titled Another Country by James Baldwin. The exterior has a paper book cover and a clear plastic book cover over that. The paper book cover is off-white with red text, centered, that reads: [Another / Country] and dark blue type, centered, that reads: [a novel / James / Baldwin] in large font on the front cover. The binding, in same color scheme, reads: [Another / Country / James / Baldwin / Dial]. The back cover of the paper sleeve, bordered by solid red line, has text in black and red type that gives a bulleted-list synopsis of eight characters in the book. The front interior of paper sleeve gives a synopsis of the book, while the back interior of the paper sleeve has a black-and-white depiction of James Baldwin and gives information, in black type, about his life and career. Hardback cover itself is black with white type and red on interior front and back covers. On the inside cover there is a white sticker that in black print reads: [From the Library of Albert Tsugawa]. The interior pages, 436 in total, are off-white paper with black type.