Notes on a native son

The unfolding events of recent weeks in the United States have fostered a long overdue interest in the writings of many Black American authors. Few African American writers have had the deep and lasting impact on our culture that James Baldwin demonstrated for more than six decades. More than thirty years since his death, Baldwin’s work continues to resonate for us all.

The animated video below from political science Professor Christina Green is an excellent introduction to the iconic author, his life and his writings.

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2 Responses to Notes on a native son

  1. totheoutside says:

    This looks like there is muchos to get through. Appreciate the peepin out and will see about getting hold of a copy somewhere and a copy how. Cheers

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