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James Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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James Baldwin and Bayard Rustin both are under appreciated for their contributions in the civil rights movement and beyond, we know why.
I rebuke this in the name of Little Richard, James Baldwin, Pauli Murray, and Lorraine Hansberry
"ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have" -James Baldwin, -Joy Reid, -Michael Scott
"Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance." - James Baldwin
“I would not allow myself to be defined by other people, white or black.” —James Baldwin
Instead of sharing videos of those *** chanting ignorance, let's share a video of James Baldwin https:…
"A special thank you to James Baldwin, Don Delillo, and Jean-Paul Sartre" - Benjamin Booker
“Avedon’s America,” exhibition includes portraits of a young James Baldwin, Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol and more .
Just got around to reading this letter from James Baldwin to Angela Davis. Good read.
James Baldwin to Angela Davis in 1970: "...the beginning or the end of America"
Speaking of St Paul de Venice - I see James Baldwin died there. 1987.
I just finished Bobby Brown's book. It was really good! Next up James Baldwin ❤️
Watch I AM NOT YOUR *** in honor of James Baldwin's bday. Powerful film powerful message. Force yourself to be an op…
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.” -James Baldwin b.…
On this day in 1924, Novelist, playwright, poet and social critic, the late James Baldwin was born. . "We write to cha…
"We write to change the world." . Happy birthday to one of the world's most beloved writers, James Baldwin 🙏❤️
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On this, the 93rd anniversary of James Baldwin's birth. An outstanding documentary and panel discussion. —...
Said it before. Get Dave Chappelle to play James Baldwin. Watch him turn into the next Tom Hanks.
James Baldwin, in his own words, on his birthday. "You invented the *** I am not a *** The *** is you."
Just read will direct an adaptation of James Baldwin's 'If Beale Street Could Talk'. 😱 There are no words for my excitement
Highly recommend at Tate Modern - great art and great books inc. James Baldwin. Below, America the B…
James Baldwin documentary leaves out detail of Jerome Smith's boldness
Get those Oscars ready: Barry Jenkins is back, and he's adapting James Baldwin next
OMG! is bringing James Baldwin's novel, 'If Beale Street Could Talk' to the big screen!
Super excited! Love that "Moonlight" director, Barry Jenkins, is about to tackle James Baldwin's "If Beale Street ……
From James Baldwin to Flannery O’Connor: The most anthologized short stories of all time.
Considered one of the most influential writers and critics of the 21st century, James Baldwin’s book sales increased 110% in t…
Moonlight director will adapt a James Baldwin novel for his next film.
Question: Did James ever pay Baldwin his 5k and 25 cents? Just asking.
1974 novel 'If Beale Street Could Talk' will be adapted to film as next work!
Read Malcolm X or some James Baldwin you gon see the bigger picture, *** clothes gon do for me if I'…
Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. – James Baldwin
"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will take on James Baldwin novel for his next film
Why James Baldwin's influential work still resonates
Barry Jenkins' next feature film will be an adaption of James Baldwin's 'If Beale Street Could Talk'
Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins is bringing more black excellence to the screen with an adaptation of a novel by…
Jenkins to adapt James Baldwin for ‘Moonlight’ follow-up
Barry Jenkins' next movie is going to be based on a James Baldwin novel via
Barry Jenkins' next movie will be based on a James Baldwin novel
Barry Jenkins to adapt James Baldwin for 'Moonlight' follow-up.
"The American idea of racial progress is measured by how fast I become white". -James Baldwin
Barry Jenkins to adapt James Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk" as a feature film now that he has the blessing of the B…
'Moonlight' director to adapt James Baldwin novel for next movie
Only started getting into James Baldwin’s works this year. Genius, that man.
The next film by the director of will be an adaptation of a James Baldwin novel:
Alex Haley,James Baldwin, Fredrick Douglass , Julius Edwards,there have always been black in…
Little Giant Ladders
The NFL's treatment of Colin Kaepernick as foreshadowed by James Baldwin
“Freedom is the fire which burns away illusion,” the “great American illusion.” . ~ James Baldwin
"If I love you, I have to make you conscious of the things you don’t see." James Baldwin
One funny bit Dave Chappelle did was his impression of James Baldwin. OHMLOL
James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, mark Twain are my holy Trinity of writers in today's times
Love an interview that mentions James Baldwin. talks about playing 💖 in THE BIG SICK:
Your MCM is homophobic but quotes James Baldwin.
I want a black scholar elder accent when I grow up. See: James Baldwin, Roscoe Lee Brown, Esther Rolle, Maya Angelou, etc.
Young Josh Lindblom, Aaron Miller, Scott Elbert, James Baldwin-- none of these guys come close to a top ten Dodgers ranking in 2017.
Confessions of an Economic Hitman. African Fundamentalism. James Baldwin's collected poems. Chike& the river. Thomas Sankara Sp…
So read "A Knock At Midnight" (collection by ML King) and read "The Fire Next Time" -James Baldwin to start, then read new work.
An important and authentic conversation on race!
“To be sensual is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself- James Baldwin
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.-James Baldwin
Raoul Peck’s is one of the best documentaries of the year! RT
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Ever since 9/11, the people who preside when terror attacks happen bizarrely seem to think they are the ones who should pol…
Your crown has been bought and paid for. All you have to do is put it on your head ~James Baldwin
While it continues to fund Wahhabi mosques and websites the world over and in all languages
I just noting numbers, but yes, qualitatively quite differ…
I urge you to watch or read by about James Baldwin. Here and now and a great guideligh…
Sorry to butt in, but in Troubles more broadly, a few thousand were killed.
James Baldwin and Margaret Mead on guilt, responsibility, race, and crime:
True, of course IRA threat was far more severe, with 100s of deaths pa throughout 70s…
The best advice I can give to anyone is to listen to James Baldwin.
We sacrificed democracy in the name of security in the Middle East for decades. Now we have neither.
Alec Baldwin defends Kathy Griffin over beheading photo: "F--k them all"
I'm forced 2 B optimist. I'm forced 2 believe that we can survive whatever we must survive-James Baldwin on Amazon Prime 1/
"All I know about music is that not many people ever really hear it" - a from James Baldwin's "Sonny's B…
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The place in which I fit will not exist until I make it. -James Baldwin
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The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers. —James Baldwin—
The director of the James Baldwin documentary will be in conversation with Finalist Kevin Young & Judge Paul
- Amazing, profound, mind-opening film on James Baldwin - . is now streaming via Amazon prime. .
Indispensable quotes from James Baldwin on Race in America.
The world changes according to the way people see it, & if you alter the way people look at reality, then you can change it. - James Baldwin
"James Baldwin gave me a voice, gave me the words, gave me the rhetoric." - Raoul Peck -
"There are people in the world for whom 'coming along' is a perpetual process, people who are destined never to arrive.” ― James Baldwin
Daily Quote: "If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go." James
Key difference between London & Paris attacks is that marauding attackers had knives not Kalashnikovs. Much harder to…
Just watched 'I am not your *** based on James Baldwin's last book of the same name. A powerful movie.
“[The artist's] role is to make you realize the doom and glory of knowing who you are and what you are.”
There was a James Baldwin quote written in the fountain...
Powerful film. The book was never completed and it was titled 'Remember This House'. . James Baldwin ha…
Thank you for sharing this sage counsel from James Baldwin
On page 226 of 448 of Another Country, by James Baldwin
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"Not everything faced can be changed, but what is changed has to be faced" James Baldwin
Terrible storm called life, terrible and beautiful, but you must know that it’s both. James Baldwin. 📷Edward J. Steic…
>> Historic debate between James Baldwin v. William F. Buckley Jr. at Cambridge University on the question: "Is...
Experience is a private, and a very largely speechless affair. - James Baldwin
Experience that destroys innocents also leads one back to it. - James Baldwin
Today, a kid from my old high school gave a student address, talked about his experience as a black student, and quoted James Baldwin
You ever watch the James Baldwin vs William Buckley Jr debate from 1965 or 63 ?
The beautiful speech of James Baldwin on the American dream. . Plus dunking on William Buckley. .
I think I'll take a break from 45 and instead watch William F. Buckley and James Baldwin debate at Cambridge.
James Baldwin, Colin Kaepernick, and paying student-athletes. Not your average graduation speech, by
been reviewing the debate between William Buckley & James Baldwin for years at this point & Buckley won cuz of how American turned out
What it was like to live among James Baldwin and Maya Angelou in '70s NYC. interviews Jessica B. Harris
James Baldwin's debate with William F Buckley - "that the American dream has come at expense of the American ***
Lorraine Hansberry and James Baldwin directly impacted RFK who had a significant hand in leading JFK towards Civil Rights change.
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James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, and Lorraine Hansberry in conversation in 1961
"If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country,..one goes to the unprotected" ~James Baldwin h…
Richard Wright, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr are four of the prominent people James Baldwin associated with.
Richard Wright, Charles Bukowski, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison,and George Orwell. My literary diet as of late.
Here are a few to look up: Audre Lorde, Patricia Hill-Collins, Judith Butler, bell hooks, James Baldwin, Ralp…
This is why it's important to do more than just talk to one person. Read Audre Lorde. Read James Baldwin. Also read
Spent the morning in Harlem w James Weldon Johnson, Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin and an…
In case you missed the big news... Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture acquires James Baldwin papers! https…
Watching the power and prophecy of James Baldwin . Thinking too about how great *** Cavett show was. We need equivalent now.
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"the light contained in everything, in every surface, on every face". James Baldwin on what he learned from spiritual fat…
"[Archival at NYPL is] a kind of homecoming for Baldwin, a preacher’s son who grew up not far from the center’s...
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James Baldwin's Papers come home to Harlem and the
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Portraits of James Baldwin by Beauford Delaney / "in blazing shades of incandescence"
The director of says the words of James Baldwin are still necessary for today’s discussion about race in…
Raoul Peck’s stunning James Baldwin film analyses the man, a movement and race in America
James Baldwin's archive finds a new home at the
I Am Not Your *** is a film that will keep you thinking for a lifetime. Great power of film at its greatest.
James Baldwin's archive has been acquired by the
James Baldwin was committed to intellectual integrity and moral honesty. His wisdom was rooted in a courage that refused to…
Welcome home to Harlem, James Baldwin. A recording of him singing:
Schomburg acquires James Baldwin's archive, some letters still sealed
This is extremely interesting. "James Baldwin died in 1987, but his moment is now. His books are flying off the s…
"Baldwin’s papers have landed in one of the nation’s leading archival institutions.." Congrats, http…
A personal archive of James Baldwin’s work is returning to Harlem for an exhibit at
Oh. My. God. This mind. James Baldwin, "Notes on Beauford Delaney". Desperate for his letters.
You know you've had a long week when you see "James Baldwin Archives" and think "What does Alec Baldwin need archives for?"
So this happened: James Baldwin's Papers are coming home to Harlem & the Pop-up show through weekend! h…
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The Schomburg has acquired Baldwin's papers but his letters will be sealed for 20 years / on Baldwin’s Archive
Just announced: has acquired the personal archive of literary icon and social critic James Baldwin.
Acquisitions: The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Papers of Literary Icon James Baldwin https:…
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A developer plans to build apartments in James Baldwin's former garden. Can it be saved?
Bob Dylan and James Baldwin at the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee’s Bill of Rights dinner to present Dylan wit…
James Baldwin, Malcolm X (in last couple years of his life), Huey P. Newton, Bobby Seale and the Black Panther Party, Harry…
Morrissey removes 'problematic' T-shirt featuring image of James Baldwin from online sale
Wow lemme write about James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney friendship
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Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, and James Baldwin are three giants!
is a stirring tribute to the force that was James Baldwin.
Today we paid homage to James Baldwin's now derelict home in France. Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Nina Simone all visi…
Taschen publishing a $1250 version of The Fire Next Time is surely what James Baldwin always wanted.
"I mean, look around: all kinds of stars out there but that voice?" Cornel West on why James Baldwin is relevant now more th…
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James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe's Conversation About Beauty, Morality, & the Political Power of Art
For read a passage from James Baldwin's THE DEVIL FINDS WORK on his memories of moviegoing.
"13th" - a necessary film all should see! "I Am Not Your *** , a stunning movie with the words of James Baldwin. A must-see!…
Talk about a pack...Hey now!! 🙋 Charlton Heston, James Baldwin, Marlon Brando and Harry…
"The Fire Next Time" by James Baldwin and "The Fire This Time" a collection of works edited by Jesmyn Ward.
The truth is exposed. From writer James Baldwin, Academy Award-nominee is now playing. Get tix: https…
Great pod this week & I could listen to y'all talk James Baldwin for hours.
Why are the words of James Baldwin in "I Am Not Your *** so resonant? and discuss.
a 1970 letter from James Baldwin to Angela Davis has been haunting me recently. terrifyingly relevant
"The Tragically Chronic Relevance of James Baldwin" by WESLEY MORRIS and JENNA WORTHAM via…
Few have ever written about the African American experience like this man. . Today, we salute James Baldwin.
"Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition." ~ James Baldwin
To be black and conscious in America is to be in a constant state of rage - James Baldwin
This is like Andy Warhol shot a film on acid with James Baldwin.
Our contributor says James Baldwin's writing is a call to consciousness, as seen in the film "I Am Not Your *** "
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"I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself." – James Baldwin
"The history of America is the history of the *** in America. And it’s not a pretty picture."—James Baldwin
James Baldwin, a *** man. A pioneer in american race literature. Leader. Literally my dad. Poet. Master of calling out d…
Not only was James Baldwin a genius, he was also a prophet.
Great movie. Fear thwarts intellectual progress and social change. James Baldwin was a remarkable voice that lives…
Don't describe a purple sunset, make me see that it is purple. James Baldwin
Go see "I Am Not Your *** , a documentary in which James Baldwin analyzes the black struggle in America.
I AM NOT YOUR *** is a sobering meditation on race in America. James Baldwin's words are as poetic & urgent now as when written 40 yrs ago
Bonus: Black NFL players refusing to go to Israel, a new James Baldwin movie, Moonlight sweeping awards, and new Missy Ell…
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they erased his sexuality from history because *** = weak" They did the same thing to James Baldwin
In honor of Black History Month, we remember and recognize James Baldwin for his contributions and central role...
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America's willingness to attempt to erase its sordid history, makes herself a criminal. - James Baldwin
Our critic says that the documentary "I Am Not Your *** is "life-altering." Here's why: https:/…
Read James Baldwin again. His words still flame in the mind, 45 years later.
"I can't believe what you say because I see what you do." - James Baldwin
Who tryna go see a documentary about James Baldwin with me in Harlem? 👀
The only way to unite is to stand in another person's shoes...reading James Baldwin and opening my heart.
"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor." - James Baldwin
50 iconic Black trailblazers who represent every state in America New York: James Baldwin
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The myth that troubles this country has come to light. Watch this clip from James Baldwin's in theat…
"As my friend George Oppen once said to me, about getting old, 'what a strange thing to happen to a little boy'". 📞 https:…
I strongly encourage everyone to watch the film I Am Not Your *** by James Baldwin in select theaters now
It takes a concerted effort to live shoulder to shoulder with a people for 400 yrs and know nothing about th…
"It is said that [Shakespeare's] time was easier than ours, but … no time can be easy if one is living through it." https:…
11 James Baldwin quotes on race that resonate now more than ever
New York Times critic on the great Raoul Peck's stellar documentary A must-see film. ✌🏾️
James Baldwin and Maya Angelou documentaries arrive at a crucial time in history:
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In this "I Am Not Your *** clip, James Baldwin's words are poetry for a broken America https…
His words never really went away, but today the writer James Baldwin feels as relevant as ever.
James Baldwin is perhaps one of my favorite people to ever have lived
This Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary is exactly what America needs right now.
You should go see I AM NOT YOUR *** this weekend. This piece by explains why:
A true encounter with James Baldwin’s work entails some fear of being put in our place. On "I Am Not Your *** " https:…
Screening in NYC for the Documentary, I Am Not Your *** produced by Raoul Peck, told by James Baldwin, voicing by Samuel Jackson.
Sometimes I really wish James Baldwin were around today. Sometimes I'm happy for him that he isn't.
'I Am Not Your *** reintroduces viewers to one of the most powerful voices of the civil rights era—James Baldwin.
Let the tide swell: James Baldwin, Raoul Peck, Claudia Rankine (where's her film?)
Raoul Peck's I AM NOT YOUR *** testifies that James Baldwin's embattled America is still our own:
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She studied under James Baldwin when she attended Mount Holyoke College. He was a true mentor and really encouraged her to pursue writing.
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Paul Auster in conversation with on Activism, James Baldwin and the Horrors of Trump . . v…
Show him a picture of James Baldwin, Martin Luther King and Fredrick Douglass and ask him . "Which one's Fredrick, Donald?"…
Remember the details, particularly of the people harmed, & don't forgive. No evidence of good intentions & James Baldwin > Charles Xavier
Lecture by author/political commentator James Baldwin, accompanied by comedian/author *** Gregory
nah man, Lupe's off limits. James Baldwin, Yohji, and Rick Owens, too.
You are my hero. Along with Medgar Evers, MLK, John Lewis, Malcolm. James Baldwin. Etc.
Have a listen to Bill Lewis read an excerpt from James Baldwin's Sonny's Blues
James Baldwin & Margared Mead on guilt vs responsibility by
Samuel L. Jackson narrates James Baldwin-inspired documentary on race in the U.S.
Watch the new trailer for the James Baldwin documentary 'I Am Not Your *** '
I added a video to a playlist James Baldwin on Fresh Air with Terry Gross
James Baldwin is the most uncle tom weirdo *** of the whole 60s. U see they didn't assanate james Baldwin how com…
This quite the 💎: James Baldwin,Romare Bearden,Alvin Ailey and Albert Murray discussing the black American...
Alex Trebek: “Final Jeopardy! And the answer is: ‘The source of all Western racism in 16 words.’”. James Baldwin: “…
3 Ford missed: Pale Horse, Pale Rider by Katherine Anne Porter and Sonny's Blues by James Baldwin and All Through the House by Chris Coake
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love takes off the masks. that we fear we cannot. live without and know. we cannot live within. - James Baldwin
"So now when people ask me about James Baldwin, I tell them another truth: He is my brother, he ain’t heavy."
And at night, fear is a struggle had smiled and said, “Goodbye, Mr. James Baldwin.
but it will be documented word to Alex Haley and James Baldwin
Jamming to James Baldwin:   By Sarah A. Spitz   Mark Stewart (aka Stew), a black kid from the Fairfax neighborhood,…
"Mark Stewart (STEW) was 12 when he first picked up the writings of James Baldwin...".
"BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Stew tackles James Baldwin in latest production . " on
The brilliant & infamous author James Baldwin in 'Portrait of Jason.'.
James Baldwin died 29 years ago today. Here is his legendary race debate against conservative William F Buckley.
.debut teaser. Raoul Peck’s vision of James Baldwin's unfinished radical narration about race in Amer…
The upcoming film ‘I Am Not Your *** ,written by James Baldwin,directed by Raoul Peck,. looks to be an Oscar worthy masterpiece.
Was looking for that photo of James Baldwin & Nina Simone but found Raoul Peck & Liz Garbus @ instead
This made me shake because it reminds me of the James Baldwin debate with William F. Buckley, from 50 or 60 years a…
OMG! I so love James Baldwin | Looks like Danielle Brooks will be participating in the one night…
James Baldwin is always current. ht
Fun fact: he was good friends w James Baldwin, funded Black Panther chapters, refused to accept his Oscar to protest US tr…
(2/2) ..once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain." -James Baldwin
Reading essays of activists that came before us. We must arm ourselves w knowledge for the work ahead. (James Baldwin / Ange…
James Baldwin is one of the first writers I read & realized who I was.
confessions of an economic hitman by John Perkins or The devil finds work by James Baldwin
We definitely don't have the Harry Belfontaes, James Baldwin or Sidney Portier of today. These people spoke up & out
James Baldwin, Odetta, Ralph Ellison, Ozzie Davis and Ruby Dee. From the best tumbler ever
"In terms of where we go from here, if I can paraphrase James Baldwin, I love this country more than any other...
James Baldwin and Chinua Achebe's Forgotten Conversation About Beauty, Morality, and the Political Power of Art
This is VERY true of Richard Wright, Chester Himes. This is NOT true of Langston Hughes, and DEFINITELY NOT James Baldwin, Jean Toomer.
Al Freeman Jr, an actor of great power who originated roles in work by James Baldwin and Amiri Baraka.…
All people alive in this current time of racial division should read A Blues for Mister Charlie by James Baldwin
"I think people ought to do what they want to do, what else are they alive for?" ~ James Baldwin, Sonny's Blues
do not falter in our duty now, we may be able, handful that we are, to end the racial nightmare. — James Baldwin
"Now, I’m going to save you the trouble of asking me about writers and alcohol: I don’t know any writers who don’t drink" - James Baldwin.
New Solange and James Baldwin's Another Country for this torturous journey home
"A real writer is always shifting and changing and searching." ~ James Baldwin
I see homophobic ppl quote Audre Lorde/James Baldwin, misogynoiristic people quote Angela Davis, anti-Black people quote Malc…
"Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by those doing it.” ~ James Baldwin
"“The law is meant to be my servant & not my master, still less my torturer &. my murderer.” James Baldwin
“To be a *** in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time. ” - James Baldwin
From ‘Victim’ to ‘Threat’: James Baldwin and the Demands of Self-Respect via
can you make a crack tracks tape of James Baldwin & Bob Marley speeches like you did for Malcolm X & Pac ?
I just read your article Can you imagine a world without black people!" Reminded me of James Baldwin. It was a 'Hallelujah' article.
Picked up some James Baldwin and August Wilson pieces from the library today. Along with The Short and Tragic life of Robert Peace.
"You have to strip yourself of all your disguises, some of which you didn’t know you had." James Baldwin
Things meant for survival can just end up resentment. James Baldwin describes this in much more succinctly in his debate with W. F. Buckley.
Same goes to genesis, etc. they're so rich in knowledge and purpose that they pale in comparison to any James Baldwin poem.
and a stanza from James Baldwin's poem will do for now.
"I love America... and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her.". - James Baldwin
James Baldwin was simply a God among men
One day, in the not so distant future, a monument would be built in Harlem in honor of James Baldwin, where we would go and k…
James Baldwin was simply a cut above the rest
James Baldwin was, in my view, the greatest writer to come out of post-war New York.
Nina Simone and James Baldwin, on what would have been Baldwin's 92nd birthday:
"Fair use is an extraordinary instrument." - Raoul Peck on the making of James Baldwin documentary
“Insofar as the American public creates a monster, they are not about to recognize it.” —James Baldwin https…
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