Harlem’s James Baldwin delivers an earth-shattering speech with Harlem as his starting point in talking about all black folks at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley in 1965.
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will welcome writers Nicholas Boggs, Gabrielle Bellot, and Elizabeth Howard to discuss works by American novelist and social critic James Baldwin.
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the death of James Baldwin, the France-based nonprofit association Les Amis de la Maison Baldwin announces plans to award to an emerging writer a one-month fellowship in Saint-Paul de Vence, the village on the Cote d’Azur where for 17 years Baldwin made his home.
On the 22nd of November, 1962, as his second novel, Another Country, is about to be published, James Baldwin spoke to The Guardian about his return to New York after nearly nine years in France.
By Diane Richard As a black girl growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in the 1960’s, I was mesmerized whenever I saw James Baldwin on television, a dark skinned “Negro” man with piercing, animated eyes, exuding the confidence and intellect equal to any white person I had ever seen and heard before.
James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.
As the Schomburg continues to celebrate the timeless brilliance of literary icon James Baldwin, and their recent acquisition of his personal papers in our collections, they invite you to revisit this moving conversation.
On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017, (and the first day of every month) is Literacy Across Harlem Day, a day on which Total Equity Now encourages all Harlemites, east to west, north to south to #RockThoseReads.
A curated selection from the Shop Harlem store, it’s a first edition of A Rap On Race, a book by Margaret Mead and Harlem man James Baldwin, and signed by the brilliant James Baldwin.
Photographs by y Seitu Oronde James Baldwin, a Harlem native who died in 1987, would have turned 90 on Saturday. Among the many tributes in a year in which his legacy as a major writer is being celebrated, one on Saturday is close to home: a portion of East 128th Street, between Fifth Avenue and…
This is “James Baldwin,” T-shirt is one of our favorites with a white t-shirt and a high resolution drawn image by visual artist Danny Tisdale from the Harlem World Gear.
Join us for a conversation on James Baldwin and the influence of The Fire Next Time with literary guests and photographer Steve Schapiro, moderated by Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg.
The works of James Baldwin are coming home. The personal archive of the Harlem native, literary icon and civil rights leader has been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the center announced Thursday.
Novelist, playwright, and essaying James Baldwin on the street of his hometown in Harlem, New York, June 3, 1963.
Back in 1989, the 16mm version of James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket received stellar reviews and awards. Now considered a documentary film classic, the original Baldwin film has been re-mastered in 2K HD with the help of the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts in honor of James Baldwin’s 90th…