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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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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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