“Too Black, Too Strong”, elementary students told they could not write about Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr & Malcolm X meet for the first and only time. Both would be assassinated in…
If you have not read Baldwin… you have not read about real life! – @Efabulous1
What we get today out of reading him is so much more than just eloquent and riveting writing; James Baldwin is also a history teacher. His fiction and nonfiction recount the stories and struggles of African Americans in the first half of the 20th century, and Giovanni’s Room stands as a landmark novel in its representation of homosexuality in a way that seems neither exploitative nor like a simple plot device.