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The Special Quality That Makes James Baldwin So Great

Off The Shelf | Posted 02.28.2015 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Pronoy Sarkar for Off the Shelf There is something about him. What is it, what is it? Oh, I don't know. I can't put it into words. But I'm telling...

The Ever-Relevant Mind and Activism of James Baldwin

Claire Topalian | Posted 07.22.2014 | Home
Claire Topalian

What is it that makes Baldwin so important, and ever-relevant to who we are as a nation especially? We have come far, but we would be wise to remind ourselves that we have not crossed the finish line.

'Under The Healing Wings Of Suffering': Christianity, Slavery And Redemption in America

Albert Raboteau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Albert Raboteau

Slaves revealed that Americans had a deeply flawed understanding of what it meant to be chosen by God. To be chosen does not bring preeminence, elevation and glory in this world.