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New Now Next
White Guilt: Reconciling The Colonization Of My Desiremakes me feel better, I’ll just call it reparations. Les Fabian Brathwaite is
New Now Next / Posted 3 hours ago
makes me feel better, I’ll just call it reparations. Les Fabian Brathwaite is a Brooklyn-based writer equally inspired by James Baldwin, Maya Angelou and Nicki Minaj, otherwise known as The Other Holy Trinity. Follow him on Instagram/Twitter... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Travelling Film Festival in Wollongong over four daysYour Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated fil
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Your Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated film channels the impassioned words of writer James Baldwin, one of the most incisive commentators on race in America. The Other Side of Hope – Winner of the Silver Bear... Read more
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The Scientist
The Evolutionary Roots of Instincthas become “the fixed and simple component of behavior.” Pravosudov is referri
The Scientist / Posted 2 days ago
has become “the fixed and simple component of behavior.” Pravosudov is referring to the late 1800s, when psychologist James Baldwin coined the term “organic selection.” Within a population, this so-called Baldwin effect suggests that at least... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Letters to the Editorappointed board or commission.” I am of the belief that the Bridgeport judge r
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
appointed board or commission.” I am of the belief that the Bridgeport judge rightly intervened early in and appointed James Baldwin, an elector of our town, as Assistant Town Attorney (ATA) to represent the Board of Selectman (BoS) in the... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Lawyer bills mount for Fairfield in wake of special electioncourt dispute over the special election for a selectman’s seat are piling up, t
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
court dispute over the special election for a selectman’s seat are piling up, totaling at least $60,000 so far. Attorney James Baldwin submitted a bill to the town for $55,840.87 for services up to June 30. The bill from Baldwin’s firm detailed... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Act bookers’ pick of the stages at this year’s festivalbased around Black Lives Matter and the documentary I Am Not Your Negro about p
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 7 days ago
based around Black Lives Matter and the documentary I Am Not Your Negro about playwright, novelist and essayist James Baldwin. Based on his writings, Obie award-winning playwright and singer-songwriter Stew and his longtime collaborator... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins will take on James Baldwin novel for his next filmproject: "If Beale Street Could Talk," adapted from the 1974 novel of the same
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
project: "If Beale Street Could Talk," adapted from the 1974 novel of the same name by influential writer and social critic James Baldwin. The original story follows Tish, a young Harlem woman pregnant with her first child, on a mission to prove... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Travelling Film Festival in Wollongong over four daysYour Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated fil
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Your Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated film channels the impassioned words of writer James Baldwin, one of the most incisive commentators on race in America. The Other Side of Hope – Winner of the Silver Bear... Read more
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/Film
Barry Jenkins Next Project: An If Beale Street Could Talk Movienot, movie lovers, because Jenkins won’t be in the TV realm for long. He’s just
/Film / Posted 9 days ago
not, movie lovers, because Jenkins won’t be in the TV realm for long. He’s just set up his next movie: an adaptation of James Baldwin‘s acclaimed book If Beale Street Could Talk. Variety has the news about Jenkins’ developing If Beale Street... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins will take on James Baldwin novel for his next filmproject: "If Beale Street Could Talk," adapted from the 1974 novel of the same
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
project: "If Beale Street Could Talk," adapted from the 1974 novel of the same name by influential writer and social critic James Baldwin. The original story follows Tish, a young Harlem woman pregnant with her first child, on a mission to prove... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Travelling Film Festival in Wollongong over four daysYour Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated fil
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
Your Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated film channels the impassioned words of writer James Baldwin, one of the most incisive commentators on race in America. The Other Side of Hope – Winner of the Silver Bear... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Travelling Film Festival in Wollongong over four daysYour Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated fil
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Your Negro - Narrated by Samuel L Jackson, this mesmerising Oscar-nominated film channels the impassioned words of writer James Baldwin, one of the most incisive commentators on race in America. The Other Side of Hope – Winner of the Silver Bear... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins to Adapt James Baldwin Novel for Next MovieStreet Could Talk.' For his feature follow-up to the Oscar-winning Moonlight,
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
Street Could Talk.' For his feature follow-up to the Oscar-winning Moonlight, director Barry Jenkins will be adapting James Baldwin. Jenkins will direct If Beale Street Could Talk, which he adapted from the author's 1974 novel that is set in... Read more
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CBS News
Why James Baldwin's influential work still resonatesJames Baldwin is widely considered one of the most influential writers and soci
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
James Baldwin is widely considered one of the most influential writers and social critics of the 20th century. This year marks 30 years since Baldwin's death, but in the last 12 months, his book sales have increased by a remarkable 110 percent. The... Read more
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Variety
‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins Sets Next MovieKathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit,” which bows on Aug. 4, is the first movie under the
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit,” which bows on Aug. 4, is the first movie under the studio’s new slate. Based on the novel by James Baldwin, “If Beale Street Could Talk,” follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove... Read more
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Philly.com
Why James Baldwin still inspires 30 years after his deathStates from India four years ago to attend graduate school at Cornell Universit
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
States from India four years ago to attend graduate school at Cornell University, he had never heard of the American writer James Baldwin. Then in April, the 24-year-old accompanied a friend, a Penn graduate student, to a class taught by former... Read more
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Breitbart
Politico Warns Kamala Harris Supporters: ‘Brace Yourselves’ for Critical Breitbart Coverageto effectively using Twitter like Obama’s squad used Facebook, has been giving
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
to effectively using Twitter like Obama’s squad used Facebook, has been giving passionate speeches in which he weaves in James Baldwin, William Lloyd Garrison, and Robert Smalls. He talks about the “impossible dream,” recounts growing up in black... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Underpass mural highlights Columbia’s racial historyand its history. The driving force behind the research and design of the mural
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
and its history. The driving force behind the research and design of the mural was a quote from the poet and author James Baldwin: “Not everything that can be faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” Jamila... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Community mural reflects on Columbia's pastin 1923 and we knew we wanted to tie our theme back to that history.” The Stew
KOMU Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
in 1923 and we knew we wanted to tie our theme back to that history.” The Stewart Road wall is based off a quote from James Baldwin. “We based most of our research off the quote by James Baldwin,” LeMieux said. “Not everything that can be... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Art and surfing, the photographs of Dennis Hopper and summer screeningssecond and fourth Fridays of every month. This week brings a viewing of Peck’s
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
second and fourth Fridays of every month. This week brings a viewing of Peck’s critically acclaimed documentary on writer James Baldwin and the story of race in America. Friday at 7 p.m. 250 S. Broadway, downtown Los Angeles,... Read more
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Canberra Times
James Baldwin's fiery critiques reverberate anew in a divided Americabut to writings from the 1950s and '60s, and to the words of a man who spoke fo
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
but to writings from the 1950s and '60s, and to the words of a man who spoke for the alienated and the self-exiled – James Baldwin. Writer James Baldwin, centre, whose work has acquired fresh resonance in Donald Trump's America. Photo: Dan... Read more
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The Age
James Baldwin's fiery critiques reverberate anew in a divided Americabut to writings from the 1950s and '60s, and to the words of a man who spoke fo
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
but to writings from the 1950s and '60s, and to the words of a man who spoke for the alienated and the self-exiled – James Baldwin. Writer James Baldwin, centre, whose work has acquired fresh resonance in Donald Trump's America. Photo: Dan... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
James Baldwin's fiery critiques reverberate anew in a divided Americabut to writings from the 1950s and '60s, and to the words of a man who spoke fo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
but to writings from the 1950s and '60s, and to the words of a man who spoke for the alienated and the self-exiled – James Baldwin. Writer James Baldwin, centre, whose work has acquired fresh resonance in Donald Trump's America. Photo: Dan... Read more
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Salon.com
We are still not free: Why I can’t celebrate the Fourth of JulyContrary to what they may believe, I’m from America; I can’t just “go back” to
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
Contrary to what they may believe, I’m from America; I can’t just “go back” to Africa. So I’ll respond with my favorite James Baldwin quote instead: “I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Illuminating the Darkness in the Age of Despaircompassion, imagination, and humility. Let me end by quoting my first teacher,
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
compassion, imagination, and humility. Let me end by quoting my first teacher, the great novelist and critic James Baldwin. "The precise role of [your generation]" is to illuminate that darkness, blaze roads through that vast forest,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Faith and Values:is representative of a genre of hope that emanates from the black experience of
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
is representative of a genre of hope that emanates from the black experience of pain and suffering. Novelist and essayist James Baldwin referred to the blues as an ironic tenacity that allowed people to articulate what was troubling them, and, as... Read more
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ABC News
Meet 'Dear White People' star Logan Browning, this year's breakout actressthe starlet added. Browning has seemingly internalized much of the series, whi
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
the starlet added. Browning has seemingly internalized much of the series, which appears to operate on an idea birthed by James Baldwin. In fact, his quote was used to introduce episode five: "Not everything that is faced can be changed, but... Read more
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The Irish Times
The 10 best films of 2017 so fardocumentary on the deaths of three black activists – Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, M
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
documentary on the deaths of three black activists – Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr – told from the perspective of the writer James Baldwin. An extraordinarily disciplined teasing out of the racial tensions that coloured the... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Land transactions for the week of June 28, 2017for property -Phoenix Investments LLC to Alabama Kitchen & Bath Inc for $157,0
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
for property -Phoenix Investments LLC to Alabama Kitchen & Bath Inc for $157,000 for lot 2 of phoenix commercial park -James Baldwin to Amanda Harris for $135,000 for lot 83 of Scottsdale -Cecil Smith to Denis Lauzon for $220,000 for lot 3 of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Author Who Once Embraced Homosexuality Explains Why He No Longer Calls Himself 'Gay'was such a thing as a "homosexual" person, saying it was an adjective describin
The Christian Post / Posted 23 days ago
was such a thing as a "homosexual" person, saying it was an adjective describing a sexual act. African-American novelist James Baldwin who had romantic and sexual relationships with men likewise expressed his discomfort with the word gay, saying... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Black Detroit' author Herb Boyd is coming back to city for book signing eventPublishers) Boyd has written or edited more than 20 books, including: "Baldwin
Detroit Free Press / Posted 24 days ago
Publishers) Boyd has written or edited more than 20 books, including: "Baldwin’s Harlem" (Atria Books) a biography of James Baldwin; "Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America: An Anthology; Black Panthers for Beginners" (Writers &... Read more
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The Star
CCC spring semester President's Listcredit hours and receive a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average. Ryan Adams Anthon
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
credit hours and receive a perfect 4.0 Grade Point Average. Ryan Adams Anthony Alexander Rebecca Amado Sherry Asbury James Baldwin Larry Ball Emily Bamberg Melissa Barnes-Jones Stephen Bates Lane Bell Stephanie Bizjak Austin... Read more
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Salon.com
Reading James Baldwin in the Black Lives Matter eraExcerpted with permission from " James Baldwin, buried on December 8, 1987, of
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
Excerpted with permission from " James Baldwin, buried on December 8, 1987, often looks like today’s most vital and most cherished new African American author. This impression doesn’t rest on the faith in bodily resurrection that Baldwin abandoned... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Army general fired after 'inappropriate' relationship with young woman on staffpost in Djibouti. Grigsby’s affair halted his ascent and left him in a rare an
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 26 days ago
post in Djibouti. Grigsby’s affair halted his ascent and left him in a rare and undesirable club. Maj. Gen. James Baldwin was the last division commander to be relieved after an investigation found him negligent in at attack that... Read more
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Slate
How Charlottesville’s Confederate Statues Helped Decimate the City’s Historically Successful Black Communitiesthe 20th century, the city of Charlottesville has precipitated multiple waves o
Slate / Posted 27 days ago
the 20th century, the city of Charlottesville has precipitated multiple waves of urban renewal or gentrification. As James Baldwin put it, these sorts of efforts were actually more like “Negro removal.” The planning projects displaced black... Read more
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Slate
“Fear” Was a Viable Defense for Killing Philando Castile. With Police and Black Victims, It Always Is.of us has?—and yet he is facing, daily and nightly, people who would gladly see
Slate / Posted 27 days ago
of us has?—and yet he is facing, daily and nightly, people who would gladly see him dead, and he knows it,” writes James Baldwin of the “white policeman” in the essay “Fifth Avenue, Uptown.” “There is no way for him not to know it: there... Read more
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Variety
PBS’ Independent Lens Announces Season 16 Slateby Raoul Peck (Monday, January 15, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET) A journey through the
Variety / Posted 28 days ago
by Raoul Peck (Monday, January 15, 10:00-11:30 p.m. ET) A journey through the life and mind of African-American writer James Baldwin, telling the story of race in modern America based on notes for an unfinished novel. “The Force” by Peter... Read more
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Flint Township View
Lt. Baldwin graduates from FBI Academy | June 22, 2017Lt. James Baldwin (left) and Chief George Sippert after the FBI Academy graduat
Flint Township View / Posted 28 days ago
Lt. James Baldwin (left) and Chief George Sippert after the FBI Academy graduation ceremony. Provided photos FLINT TWP. — Township Police Lieutenant James Baldwin joined a select group of trained leaders, with his recent graduation from the Federal... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
In a turbulent political climate, Algiers channels outrage into hopeadaptations of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
adaptations of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” on Hulu and an Oscar-nominated documentary about James Baldwin, pop music and indie rock, by contrast, have been relatively silent. One exception: Algiers, a multi-ethnic... Read more
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New Now Next
Daniel Arzola's Artwork Takes You On A Stunning Tour Through Queer Historywho in 1886 was invited to Washington, D.C. to display her indigenous art and m
New Now Next / Posted 29 days ago
who in 1886 was invited to Washington, D.C. to display her indigenous art and meet President Cleveland. Gladys Bentley and James Baldwin Gladys Bentley was an openly gay blues singer in the 1920s who dressed in male clothing. She ended up marrying... Read more
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New Now Next
David Arzola's Artwork Takes You On A Stunning Tour Through Queer Historywho in 1886 was invited to Washington, D.C. to display her indigenous art and m
New Now Next / Posted 29 days ago
who in 1886 was invited to Washington, D.C. to display her indigenous art and meet President Cleveland. Gladys Bentley and James Baldwin Gladys Bentley was an openly gay blues singer in the 1920s who dressed in male clothing. She ended up marrying... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Tracy K. Smith named new U.S. poet laureatefaith defined Smith’s world until she began to read more widely and went to Har
The Birmingham Times / Posted 29 days ago
faith defined Smith’s world until she began to read more widely and went to Harvard, where she discovered the works of James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison and Richard Wright, writers whose work, she says, “hurt, but buoyed me, too.” Smith’s father... Read more
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asianage
A method to this urban madnessbarren. “Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are abso
asianage / Posted a month ago
barren. “Know from whence you came. If you know whence you came, there are absolutely no limitations to where you can go,” James Baldwin said this and I bet he knew what he was talking about. Tip: Taking minimalism head on while retaining our... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Civil to host community-building workshop on justiceCivil will invite attendees to practice bringing justice into their bodies and
Yellow Springs News / Posted a month ago
Civil will invite attendees to practice bringing justice into their bodies and into their communities. Inspired by James Baldwin, Gloria E. Anzaldúa, Rev. angel Kyodo williams and more, the session will ask “How can we bring our full,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Fathers, Sons, and Blood Sacrificesresponsible for life: It is the small beacon in that terrifying darknessfrom wh
Op-Ed News / Posted a month ago
responsible for life: It is the small beacon in that terrifying darknessfrom which we come and to which we shall return." James Baldwin For years I've been haunted by the biblical story of Abraham and Isaac. Why, I've wondered, would a father be... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Community to review new underpass mural commemorating a rough pastof history and use it as a marker for Columbia to improve from. The mural will
KOMU Columbia / Posted a month ago
of history and use it as a marker for Columbia to improve from. The mural will feature a quote from civil rights activist James Baldwin: "Not everything faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." Lead artist Madeleine... Read more
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Arts Journal
Crossover artistthat have lasted to this day. The studio in which I spent my mornings and afte
Arts Journal / Posted a month ago
that have lasted to this day. The studio in which I spent my mornings and afternoons, whose previous occupants include James Baldwin, Ruth Draper, and Spalding Gray, had no wi-fi, and I didn’t miss it after the first couple of days. I was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What It Means to Be Poorwe can talk indifferently and forever about fixing it, yet do almost nothing ta
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
we can talk indifferently and forever about fixing it, yet do almost nothing tangible apart from seeming to work. James Baldwin is one of those writers that so dramatically captured the predicament of living in deprivation. In his lived... Read more
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Pitchfork
Witness Album Reviewblock and a thirst to escape that aforementioned dystopian loop of racism in Am
Pitchfork / Posted a month ago
block and a thirst to escape that aforementioned dystopian loop of racism in America led him to do just as his hero James Baldwin did in the late 1940s. Baldwin flew to Paris without speaking a lick of French; Booker, meanwhile, arrived in... Read more
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Salon.com
Best of Salon: Why we need Tupac now more than everGraham, Jordan Davis, and so many more taken by police or otherwise denied just
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
Graham, Jordan Davis, and so many more taken by police or otherwise denied justice. We needed this because even though James Baldwin said “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time,”... Read more
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