Item #993 The Negro Politician. Edward T. Clayton.

The Negro Politician

Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company, 1964. Jacket design by Herbert Temple. Hardcover green cloth boards with gilt lettering in pictorial dust jacket, 8vo, 213 pp. The Negro Politician was one of three books authored by Ed Clayton in 1964 along with and The SCLC Story. The directive was to provide a layman's education of local, state and national government procedure with the past, present and future role of the black politician. Provided with an introduction from Martin Luther King Jr. Clayton began his career in journalism in the 1940s as a sports editor of The Hawks Cry and The Louisville Defender, from 1944-45 and 1945-48, respectively. In 1951 he became the first editor of Jet magazine. Though he passed away after the first issue, Clayton also founded The Atlanta Voice with J. Lowell Ware in 1966. Very good, light wear to cloth / Very good, lightly faded and soiled spine with chipped ends, chipped and worn edges with some soiling and displaced sections on back. Item #993

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