Claude Johnson’s new book is available for free as an ebook, courtesy of BlackFives.org. Get your copy now. Here’s how.

The iBooks Edition of Claude Johnson’s new book, on an Apple iPad.

First, please click on the logo (below) of the format that goes with your favorite e-reading device, which will take you to the corresponding download page.

Kindle Edition

Kindle devices include the original Kindle as well as the Kindle Fire. However, please note that you do not need to purchase an actual Kindle e-reading device in order to read ebooks in Kindle format. Instead, all you have to do is download the free Kindle app that is available online through Amazon.com or through the Apple iTunes App Store, and with it you will be able to read Kindle ebooks on your computer’s desktop or on Apple devices such as the iPad, iPhone, and iTouch.

iBooks Edition

If you want to read this book in the iBooks app on your iPad, iPhone, iTouch, or Mac computer, then download the iBooks Edition. Please note that the book content is the same in each edition. Only the device-specific internal formatting differs slightly.

Nook Edition

Nook e-reading devices include all of the versions offered by Barnes & Noble. If you have a Sony Reader, Kobo Reader, Adobe Digital Editions, Stanza, or other e-reading devices and apps not listed here, then you should try using this edition.

There are additional download details available on the corresponding download pages. If you have any questions or need help downloading any of the versions, please just leave a comment below.

Finally, please share this page with your friends. The main reason why this book is available for free as an ebook is so that as many people as possible can have access to this great history. Thank you.

“Claude Johnson has gone to the front of the class as the eminent historian of the Black Fives Era.”

— Howie Evans, Senior Sports Editor, New York Amsterdam News