I love this man. Sedat Pakay, who gave us this wonderful photographic archive of Baldwin in İstanbul, sadly passed today: http://sedatpakay.com/photographs/
“For, while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard. There isn't any other tale to tell, it's the only light we've got in all this darkness.”~James Baldwin
"Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within." -James Baldwin #quoteoftheday
ignorance + power is the most ferocious enemy justice can have. James Baldwin
Black History in Its Own Words — James Baldwin — The Nib — Medium
How sad but true! Today in case the society/media subliminal messages do not work to convince you your minority- ness make you less deserving of (basic & guaranteed?) US rights or even human decency, then financial pressure will be brought to bear. Words like professional, and terms like team player will become code for imitation of white appearance and behavior.
~ James Baldwin. Ask the harmed clients of mental health.
James Baldwin-- not what he intended, but very much applies to my childhood abuse