Speech from James Baldwin in Debate with William F. Buckley

https://aeon.co/videos/the-legendary-debate-that-laid-down-us-political-lines-on-race-justice-and-history?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=dbe3431fe4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_08_05_06_29&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-dbe3431fe4-68662141&fbclid=IwAR2VjyY9c1-ShgjhvnWMBh4I2K-IrkrGgBs23cq6tSo7627HPE1eUucxKOo Listen to this speech from James Baldwin with an open heart and mind, and I predict that you will not be able to vote for Donald Trump. Maybe you won't admit it, but when you get in the ballot box, your hand will rebel. Definitely among the most powerful descriptions of American history and … Continue reading Speech from James Baldwin in Debate with William F. Buckley

Letter from a Region in My Mind

From 1962: “Whatever white people do not know about Negroes reveals, precisely and inexorably, what they do not know about themselves.” By James Baldwin - November 10, 1962 - from The New Yorker James Baldwin, New York, September 17, 1946.Photograph by Richard Avedon / © the Richard Avedon Foundation Take up the White Man’s burden—Ye dare not … Continue reading Letter from a Region in My Mind