The work of James Baldwin (1924–1987) speaks not only to his time, but that of our own – calling out abuses of power while painting a heartfelt portrait of those they harm. Yet in becoming a public figure, Baldwin’s fame became a double-edged sword, amplifying the impact of his ideas while simultaneously draining him of his creative resources.
An Interview with Hilton Als About Why He Wants to Honour James Baldwin
By Miss Rosen
January 14, 2019 at 09:03AM
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