History December 02, 2019 at 04:00 pm

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

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December 02, 2019 at 04:00 pm | History

James Baldwin’s speech at Berkeley on being a black writer

Baldwin brought his audience face to face with the realities of what it means to be a black writer. He illustrates the difficulties associated with language and the subjects the black writer has to confront.

Baldwin made a strong case for a phenomenological approach to understanding black American literature.

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