James Baldwin
In a black and white photograph, James Baldwin stands in front of a white statue

Proof for Why We Need James Baldwin Now More Than Ever [Excerpt]

Published in 1955, the anthology ”Notes of a Native Son” helped establish the Harlem novelist, essayist and playwright James Baldwin as one of the most important thinkers in the world. This exclusive excerpt from the book about America’s toxic relationship with its Black folks is just as relevant in the #BlackLivesMatter era as it was 61 years ago.