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The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin (1963)

“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 ‘Down At The Cross — Letter from a Region … Continue reading

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I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck (2019)

“James Baldwin was one of the most important voices to document the civil rights movement. Black and gay, he was also one of the sharpest writers of his generation, with the most beautiful prose. Working from Baldwin’s unfinished 30-page manuscript … Continue reading

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