August 2, 2015 will be James Baldwin’s 90th Birthday.
Our Celebration: A Nationwide Series of Community Forums,"Conversations with Jimmy." Stay tuned…
"From France to Ferguson"
Dr. Maya Angelou reads from Baldwin's "If Beale Street Could Talk"
Written in France, published in 1974,this passage could easily have been overheard inFerguson, Missouri ... or anywhere, USA.Because James Baldwin is still incredibly, painfully relevant.