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.
Harlem’s James Baldwin delivers 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.
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 Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
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 Continue Reading →
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.
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 Continue Reading →
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