James Baldwin


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History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history. If we pretend otherwise, we are literally criminals.feedback
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Aug 17 2017
This page is completely dedicated to what James Baldwin has to say. All of James Baldwin’s quotes are organized here by date and topic. The most recent quote attributed to James Baldwin came from an article called In Detroit, ‘the rage of oppression.’ For five days in 1967, riots consumed a city: “Negroes have always held, the lowest jobs, the most menial jobs, which are now being destroyed by automation. No remote provision has yet been made to absorb this labor surplus. Furthermore, the Negro's education, North and South, remains, almost totally, a segregated education. And, the police treat the Negro like a dog.”.
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