Remembering celebrated writer James Baldwin with five of his greatest debates and speeches (Videos)

December 02, 2019 at 04:00 pm | History

Nii Ntreh

Nii Ntreh | Staff Writer

December 02, 2019 at 04:00 pm | History

James Baldwin. Photo Credit: Biography.com

The writer, social critic and activist, James Baldwin, was a man who dared to operate and excel in a space that America’s black person was originally excluded from.

Baldwin’s great intellect made him a thorn in the flesh of his detractors and point of inspiration for those who accepted his genius sans disdain.

Born in Harlem, New York on August 2, 1924, Baldwin spent a large part of his 63 years blessing the world with his profoundness in debates, speeches as well as appearances in the media.

As follows are five of the best occasions on which he overwhelmed his interlocutors.

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