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Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent. -James Baldwin

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“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

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Black History in Its Own Words — James Baldwin — The Nib — Medium

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Wisdom from James Baldwin | Narcissists fear articulate ones will expose them so they launch vicious smear campaigns against the perceived threat & use their flying monkeys.

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Black people are made fun of for living in "the hood" or the projects but penis-hunger-games: Society becomes silent when reminded that many generations ago, African Americans were barred from buying private homes and private property, even when they had enough saved up. You can’t force a people into poverty and then make fun of and blame them for being In those perdicements.

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Read the poem “Amen” by James Baldwin on our blog: http://outofprintclothing.com/2014/04/amen-by-james-baldwin/

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American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic James Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987), photo by Mark B. Anstendig.

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