Tag Archives: James Baldwin

Friday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

TGIF We hope you are enjoying Baldwin week. James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965)   Malcolm X – Debate with James Baldwin – September 5, 1963 James Baldwin’s National Press Club Speech 1986 Advertisements

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Thursday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

BALDWIN’S NIGGER – James Baldwin and Dick Gregory Baldwin’s Nigger 1 of 3 Baldwin’s Nigger 2 of 3 Baldwin’s Nigger 3 of 3

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Wednesday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy HUMP Day, Everyone. Hope you’re enjoying James Baldwin week. The Unsparing Confessions of ‘‘Giovanni’s Room’ Wiki:  Giovanni’s Room is a 1956 novel by James Baldwin. The book focuses on the events in the life of an American man living in … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Today’s James Baldwin’s feature is The Fire Next Time.” The Fire Next Time is a 1963 book by James Baldwin. It contains two essays: “My Dungeon Shook — Letter to my Nephew on the One Hundredth Anniversary of Emancipation,” and … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | James Baldwin Week

Happy Monday, Everyone. This week’s featured artist is Mr. James Baldwin. We’ll look at some of his most acclaimed writings, essays, novels, and TV/radio addresses. James Baldwin was an essayist, playwright and novelist regarded as a highly insightful,    iconic writer with … Continue reading

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African-American History-Famous Authors: James Baldwin

I count The Fire Next Time as one of the 10 most important books that I’ve ever read. American writer and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin (1924 – 1987) at the Whitehall Hotel, Bloomsbury Square, London. —Photo by Jenkins/Getty Images … Continue reading

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