Questions tagged [james-baldwin]

Questions about the American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet and activist James Baldwin (1924 – 1987) and his life as a writer. His novels include 'Go Tell It on the Mountain' (1953) and 'Giovanni's Room' (1956).

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Connection (if any) between James Baldwin and "Easy Rider"? Why would he be signing a copy circa '60s or '70s?

I ran across the video ABC Tried to Bury This James Baldwin Interview. Four Decades Later, It's Blisteringly Relevant. The video's notes begin: Buried by ABC at the time, the segment has resurfaced ...
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What does James Baldwin mean by 'democratic' in his open letter to Angela Davis?

James Baldwin's open letter to Angela Davis contains the following sentence (emphasis added): The will of the people, in America, has always been at the mercy of an ignorance not merely phenomenal, ...
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