Arguably, no writer has ever made that demand more forcefully, passionately, or eloquently than James Baldwin. More than 33 years since his death at age 63, Baldwin continues to give voice to our times.
This Black History Month, explore the stories of Black Princetonians across generations. Below, find a sampling of these experiences, from the University’s founding through the present. These are stories of resilience, resistance, and everything in between.
For this special Black History Month episode, CNN’s Don Lemon speaks with Rep. James Clyburn, historian Prof. Imani Perry, and Howard University choir conductor Eric Poole about the song’s history, cultural significance, and impressive staying power over the past century. And how it’s now more relevant than ever.
This month, as we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., we look to his role as a leading figure in the African American church. MLK’s important work inspires us to explore the history, complexity, and influences of Black religion in American life. Browse the eBooks below to find studies on Black women’s Christian activism, the connections between Black religion and cooking traditions, the influence of religion on the poetry of Langston Hughes, and other important interventions in the study of Black religion. Get each eBook for just $1.99 through the end of January!