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The Post-Standard
'Pray for our City': Read the full text of Stephanie Miner's speech at Skiddy Parkand understanding your responsibility to make this neighborhood, this City, thi
'Pray for our City': Read the full text of Stephanie Miner's speech at Skiddy Park
The Post-Standard / Posted 11 hours ago
and understanding your responsibility to make this neighborhood, this City, this world better. A number of years ago, James Baldwin, the writer, wrote a letter about how to stand for justice in an unjust world. He wrote: "if the word... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whitenesssome of the benefits of whiteness -- benefits eagerly embraced and violently de
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whiteness
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
some of the benefits of whiteness -- benefits eagerly embraced and violently defended by other whites in the film. James Baldwin, offering advice for combating racism in 1963, directly addressed white people's role: "What white people have... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whitenesssome of the benefits of whiteness -- benefits eagerly embraced and violently de
What "The Free State of Jones" says about whiteness
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
some of the benefits of whiteness -- benefits eagerly embraced and violently defended by other whites in the film. James Baldwin, offering advice for combating racism in 1963, directly addressed white people's role: "What white people have... Read more
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The Aspen Times
‘Doing Time in Education’ with Anna Deveare Smith at Aspen Ideas Festivalskills as an actress to become an emotional support teacher, a child in a Calif
‘Doing Time in Education’ with Anna Deveare Smith at Aspen Ideas Festival
The Aspen Times / Posted 3 days ago
skills as an actress to become an emotional support teacher, a child in a California juvenile prison and the writer James Baldwin. These testimonies serve to illustrate a complex and seemingly intractable societal problem tied to school... Read more
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The Advocate
“Brexit” a symptom of EU’s failures rather than their causegrievances or wishing away their political consequences is a dangerous game. As
“Brexit” a symptom of EU’s failures rather than their cause
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
grievances or wishing away their political consequences is a dangerous game. As Europe is discovering (to paraphrase James Baldwin), it is not hard to imagine “the fire next time.” Mark Vail is an associate professor in the political science... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Patricia Anne Battistiat Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, where a celebrat
Patricia Anne Battisti
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, where a celebration service will be held at 4 p.m., Pastor James Baldwin officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in memory of Patricia be made to Mending... Read more
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Flint Township View
Board approves 2016 JAG agreement | June 23, 2016which funds will be expended to each municipality as authorized. The allocatio
Board approves 2016 JAG agreement | June 23, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 8 days ago
which funds will be expended to each municipality as authorized. The allocations are based on crime statistics, said Lt. James Baldwin, who serves as the grant administrator. The City of Flint will net the most money — $155,606, after agreed... Read more
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The Mercury News
Unger: For overcoming homophobia, California's FAIR Education Act is a modelin groups and as individuals, to this country's history. All who study them wil
Unger: For overcoming homophobia, California's FAIR Education Act is a model
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
in groups and as individuals, to this country's history. All who study them will be enriched by knowledge of writers James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, Tennessee Williams and Rita Mae Brown, astronaut Sally Ride, athletes Billie Jean King,... Read more
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New Haven Independent
"Until Their Voice Matters ..."Sotomayor drew on the daily realities of life for black and brown people in the
"Until Their Voice Matters ..."
New Haven Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Sotomayor drew on the daily realities of life for black and brown people in the United States and on the writings of James Baldwin, Michelle Alexander and Ta-Nehisi Coates to present a case for how this decision affects the lives of people... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Violence of Forgetting - The New York Timesmedia spectacles in which public concerns are translated into private obsession
The Violence of Forgetting - The New York Times
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
media spectacles in which public concerns are translated into private obsessions, consumerism and fatuous entertainment. As James Baldwin rightly warned, “Ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.”The warning signs... Read more
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The Atlantic
'You Are Not a Citizen of a Democracy, But the Subject of a Carceral State'incarceration: the landmark texts of Michelle Alexander and Marie Gottschalk, a
'You Are Not a Citizen of a Democracy, But the Subject of a Carceral State'
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
incarceration: the landmark texts of Michelle Alexander and Marie Gottschalk, as well as the writing of W.E.B. Du Bois, James Baldwin, and Ta-Nehisi Coates. “The white defendant in this case shows that anyone’s dignity can be violated in this... Read more
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New York Magazine
Sotomayor Dissent Introduces Some Street Sense to Case on Illegal SearchSonia Sotomayor released today is notable not just for its sharp rhetoric and i
Sotomayor Dissent Introduces Some Street Sense to Case on Illegal Search
New York Magazine / Posted 10 days ago
Sonia Sotomayor released today is notable not just for its sharp rhetoric and its citation of unorthodox authorities like James Baldwin and Ta-Nehisi Coates. It also introduced a bit of street sense to a case where legal abstractions disguise a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About BusinessSo did my father as well as the others who stepped in to make sure I had what I
Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
So did my father as well as the others who stepped in to make sure I had what I needed along life’s journey. As the author James Baldwin once said, “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About BusinessSo did my father as well as the others who stepped in to make sure I had what I
Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
So did my father as well as the others who stepped in to make sure I had what I needed along life’s journey. As the author James Baldwin once said, “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to... Read more
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The News-Times
Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About BusinessSo did my father as well as the others who stepped in to make sure I had what I
Yahoo's Chairman Reflects: What My Father's Early Departure Taught Me About Business
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
So did my father as well as the others who stepped in to make sure I had what I needed along life’s journey. As the author James Baldwin once said, “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to... Read more
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Salon.com
In fiction, anyone can be a protagonist: “I don’t understand this desire to only read about people who are like oneself”that the reader is drawing her own conclusions, and that there is a certain mys
In fiction, anyone can be a protagonist: “I don’t understand this desire to only read about people who are like oneself”
Salon.com / Posted 14 days ago
that the reader is drawing her own conclusions, and that there is a certain mystery when you close the book. It’s that James Baldwin quote: “The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers.” In graduate... Read more
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Variety
‘Now You See Me 2’ Actress Sanaa Lathan on Diversity, Social Media and Why She Loves Actingnature of being an actor makes me very comfortable. What you didn’t know about
‘Now You See Me 2’ Actress Sanaa Lathan on Diversity, Social Media and Why She Loves Acting
Variety / Posted 14 days ago
nature of being an actor makes me very comfortable. What you didn’t know about Lathan: RAISED IN: New York and Los Angeles GUILTY PLEASURE: Reality TV shows FAVORITE BOOK: Anything by James Baldwin INDUSTRY ICON: Alejandro G. IñárrituFiled Und... Read more
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Boston Globe
This homeless Boston teen earned a full-ride for her first year of collegewill attend Hampshire College, where she plans to major in theater and sociolog
This homeless Boston teen earned a full-ride for her first year of college
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
will attend Hampshire College, where she plans to major in theater and sociology. She’s also a recipient of the college’s James Baldwin scholarship, which provides a full year of college courses to students from underserved communities, and also... Read more
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Daily Mail
Crowds gather to pay respects to terror victims at Orlando vigilon any of us is an attack on all of us,' he added, and invited all to gather on
Crowds gather to pay respects to terror victims at Orlando vigil
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
on any of us is an attack on all of us,' he added, and invited all to gather on Sunday May 26 'Let us heed the words of James Baldwin: "Love does not begin and end the way we think it does. Love is a battle. Love is a war." And it is a war we... Read more
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Billboard
Where to Eat, Stay and Play (Like Bey and Jay) at the Cannes Lions Fest, Hosting Its First-Ever Music ProgramLa Colombe is steeped in art. Miro, Matisse and Calder were known to exchange p
Where to Eat, Stay and Play (Like Bey and Jay) at the Cannes Lions Fest, Hosting Its First-Ever Music Program
Billboard / Posted 17 days ago
La Colombe is steeped in art. Miro, Matisse and Calder were known to exchange paintings for a stay or meals -- Picasso and James Baldwin also were known to spend time there. But in recent years stars like Bono and The Edge have enjoyed the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Isn't It Time We Faced Elephant in the Room On Homosexuality?of a sudden taken to rereading Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf, DH Lawrence, TS Ell
Isn't It Time We Faced Elephant in the Room On Homosexuality?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
of a sudden taken to rereading Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf, DH Lawrence, TS Elliot, Alice Walker, Federico Garcia Lorca and James Baldwin. Plato's The Republic certainly has new meaning, and Nikolai Gogol, Honore' de Balzac and Langston Hughes'... Read more
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Flint Township View
June 9, 2016benefits and pay and where to file the application. Specific inquiries about th
June 9, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 22 days ago
benefits and pay and where to file the application. Specific inquiries about the positions can be made to Lieutenant James Baldwin at (810)600-3274 or Chief George Sippert at (810)600-3277. Variety of events at GDL FLINT TWP. — The Genesee... Read more
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Flint Township View
News Briefs | June 9, 2016benefits and pay and where to file the application. Specific inquiries about th
News Briefs | June 9, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 22 days ago
benefits and pay and where to file the application. Specific inquiries about the positions can be made to Lieutenant James Baldwin at (810)600-3274 or Chief George Sippert at (810)600-3277. Variety of events at GDL FLINT TWP. — The Genesee... Read more
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BlackNews.com
In New Book, Black Author Tells A Fictional Story Of What Would Happen If There Was A Second Great Depressionpoetry, magazine articles, as well as a series of scholarly articles that highl
In New Book, Black Author Tells A Fictional Story Of What Would Happen If There Was A Second Great Depression
BlackNews.com / Posted 22 days ago
poetry, magazine articles, as well as a series of scholarly articles that highlight selected works of Richard Wright, James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison. America, the “Beautiful” is available for purchase on Amazon.com (http://goo.gl/A7aqQG),... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Defining Difference Between a Liberal and a Progressiveliberals and progressives. This primary is making the difference very clear. H
The Defining Difference Between a Liberal and a Progressive
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
liberals and progressives. This primary is making the difference very clear. Hedges ends his article with a quote from James Baldwin: ""People who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone who insists on... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
A look at how the Detroit Tigers have done with their top-10 picks in the pastorganization full-time. He finished third in Rookie of the Year voting in 1996
A look at how the Detroit Tigers have done with their top-10 picks in the past
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
organization full-time. He finished third in Rookie of the Year voting in 1996 behind Derek Jeter and the White Sox�s James Baldwin, then earned MVP votes the next season, when he hit 32 home runs and drove in 117. Knocked out 156 home runs in... Read more
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The Columbian
Scholarship contest seeks aspiring writers of colora two- to three-page essay on the prompt: “In his essay ‘If Black English Isn’t
Scholarship contest seeks aspiring writers of color
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
a two- to three-page essay on the prompt: “In his essay ‘If Black English Isn’t a Language, Then Tell Me What Is,’ author James Baldwin argues language ‘is the most vivid and crucial key to identity,’ ” and answer this question: How has language... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Top 10 Tigers picks in the top 10 of the MLB draftorganization full-time. He finished third in Rookie of the Year voting in 1996
Top 10 Tigers picks in the top 10 of the MLB draft
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
organization full-time. He finished third in Rookie of the Year voting in 1996 behind Derek Jeter and the White Sox�s James Baldwin, then earned MVP votes the next season, when he hit 32 home runs and drove in 117. Knocked out 156 home runs in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Get Used To Me': The Defiant Courage of Muhammad Ali – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsor why, for so many, he was such a symbol of aspiration and hope. "The danger
'Get Used To Me': The Defiant Courage of Muhammad Ali – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
or why, for so many, he was such a symbol of aspiration and hope. "The danger in the mind of most white Americans," James Baldwin wrote in The Fire Next Time, published the year before Ali beat Liston, "is the loss of their identity.""Any... Read more
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Black Press USA
Young Black Scholars "Discover the Unexpected" on the Journey to EmpowermentF. Chavis, Jr. (President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association) Th
Young Black Scholars "Discover the Unexpected" on the Journey to Empowerment
Black Press USA / Posted 24 days ago
F. Chavis, Jr. (President of the National Newspaper Publishers Association) The legendary scholar, writer and visionary James Baldwin once personally confided with me that he had come to know that the “power of the pen” for Black people in... Read more
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Slate
Yaa Gyasi on Her Novel Homegoing and Getting Blurbed by Ta-Nehisi CoatesI can avoid the racism and misogyny pretty easily. [Laughs.] What writers do y
Yaa Gyasi on Her Novel Homegoing and Getting Blurbed by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Slate / Posted 25 days ago
I can avoid the racism and misogyny pretty easily. [Laughs.] What writers do you most like as writers? I really love James Baldwin. Edward P. Jones, particularly his short stories. Jhumpa Lahiri I love. She’s really, really excellent. Toni... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Do You Even Know Bongani Madondo?African music. Which is why, as Africans, we need to decolonise rock and roll a
Do You Even Know Bongani Madondo?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
African music. Which is why, as Africans, we need to decolonise rock and roll and take it back. What do Lewis Nkosi, James Baldwin and Bongani Madondo have in common? All of them were involved with or grew up in the church. These two writers,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
YWCA our voice: Remembering Honoragainst stereotypes, injustice and hardships to change our world. Two of those
YWCA our voice: Remembering Honor
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
against stereotypes, injustice and hardships to change our world. Two of those individuals have been Temple Grandin and James Baldwin. Grandin is one of our nation's most highly respected experts on animal behavior and the humane treatment of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Madeleine Thien: ‘I think a great work is a genuinely living thing’of Venus, The Great Fire. Her work is difficult and deeply, provocatively intel
Madeleine Thien: ‘I think a great work is a genuinely living thing’
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
of Venus, The Great Fire. Her work is difficult and deeply, provocatively intelligent. A few years ago, I would have said James Baldwin was underappreciated, but I think this has changed. For me, Baldwin remains the great observer, chronicler and... Read more
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The Hindu
A tribute to Muhammad Ali by Suhrith Parthasarathy: Floating like a butterflyof all manner and kind. Indeed, boxing, perhaps more than any other sport, has
A tribute to Muhammad Ali by Suhrith Parthasarathy: Floating like a butterfly
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
of all manner and kind. Indeed, boxing, perhaps more than any other sport, has inspired writers of the greatest calibre. James Baldwin, A.J. Liebling, Norman Mailer, Gay Talese, George Plimpton, Mike Marqusee and Hunter S. Thompson are but only... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Slavery Scars A Transatlantic Family Tree In 'Homegoing'point in my life, and so she's been a huge influence. And then later in colleg
Slavery Scars A Transatlantic Family Tree In 'Homegoing'
KERA North Texas / Posted 26 days ago
point in my life, and so she's been a huge influence. And then later in college I started to read [Chinua] Achebe and James Baldwin and Edward P. Jones and Jhumpa Lahiri — so many authors who have had a lasting impression on me. Copyright... Read more
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Flint Township View
June 2, 2016seven open full-time patrol officer positions this year. Specific inquiries abo
June 2, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 29 days ago
seven open full-time patrol officer positions this year. Specific inquiries about the positions can be made to Lieutenant James Baldwin at (810)600- 3274 or Chief George Sippert at (810)600- 3277. — R.S. Annual Transportation Day coming... Read more
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Flint Township View
News Briefs | June 2, 2016seven open full-time patrol officer positions this year. Specific inquiries abo
News Briefs | June 2, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 29 days ago
seven open full-time patrol officer positions this year. Specific inquiries about the positions can be made to Lieutenant James Baldwin at (810)600- 3274 or Chief George Sippert at (810)600- 3277. — R.S. Annual Transportation Day coming... Read more
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NBC News
NBC Newsgay men in American history from the 1950s through the 1990s. While many who re
NBC News
NBC News / Posted 29 days ago
gay men in American history from the 1950s through the 1990s. While many who read the book will be familiar with names like James Baldwin and Bayard Rustin, Mumford highlights the triumphs as well as the struggles of black gay men often neglected in... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘There’s a whole group of black actors who won’t do Othello’lot to me. And I think about Ira Aldridge [the first African American to tour E
‘There’s a whole group of black actors who won’t do Othello’
The Irish Times / Posted 30 days ago
lot to me. And I think about Ira Aldridge [the first African American to tour Europe with Othello in the 1800s] and even James Baldwin, who’s one of my favourite writers. The pioneer spirit . . . I get to feel a little bit like a pioneer.” He... Read more
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examiner.com
Philly education is ready for changethat created these structures in the first place. That is what full systemic ch
Philly education is ready for change
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
that created these structures in the first place. That is what full systemic change actually looks like. In the words of James Baldwin, “The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Nina Simone doc to screen at Aspen Art Museumin Mount Vernon, New York), Stokely Carmichael and Martin Luther King. She grow
Nina Simone doc to screen at Aspen Art Museum
The Aspen Times / Posted 1 months ago
in Mount Vernon, New York), Stokely Carmichael and Martin Luther King. She grows close with artists like Dick Gregory, James Baldwin, Langston Hughes and Lorraine Hansberry, who inspired Simone’s iconic “To Be Young, Gifted and Black.” As she... Read more
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J Weekly
‘Rosenwald’ screened at White Housechildren graduated from Rosenwald’s schools. Rosenwald also established a fund
‘Rosenwald’ screened at White House
J Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
children graduated from Rosenwald’s schools. Rosenwald also established a fund that dispensed grants to young artists, including authors James Baldwin, Langston Hughes and Ralph Ellison, and photographer and filmmaker Gordon Parks. — jta... Read more

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