James Baldwin's Fire

Monday, Sep 21, 2020

In a moment when America is undertaking an uncomfortable reckoning with its racial inequality and violence, we wanted to look back at someone who concentrated on race in America his entire life. Considered to be one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, James Baldwin wrote incessantly about the societal issues that still exist today.

On this episode, the meaning and purpose of James Baldwin's work and how his words can help us navigate the current moment.

[Originally published on September 17, 2020 via NPR]

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