Little Man Little Man

Illustration of Black child in blue and yellow clothing on brown sidewalk in front of orange building; black-and-white photograph of James Baldwin in scarf and coat in front of trees

Why the New Reprint of James Baldwin's Children's Book Still Matters

Baldwin’s “Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood” offers a haunting exploration of how Black children learn about racism. Colorlines talked to the late writer’s niece and one of the scholars who shepherded the title back to bookshelves about this unique work.