Title page of "The Negro Revolt" by Louis Lomax (1922-1970). Mr. Lomax was a newspaper reporter for the Baltimore Afro-American and the Chicago American, and a Civil Rights activist. He published no fewer than five books during the 1960s, and is perhaps best known for his interview (with Mike Wallace) of Malcolm X. In 1964 he participated in a debate with William F. Buckley on the San Fernando Valley State College campus (now CSUN) concerning the role of the federal government in the Civil Rights movement. Book, 8.5 x 5.5 in.