No Name in the Street

Author: James Baldwin

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0804149666

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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An extraordinary history of the turbulent sixties and early seventies that displays James Baldwin's fury and despair more deeply than any of his other works, and powerfully speaks to contemporary conversations around racism. "It contains truth that cannot be denied.” — The Atlantic Monthly In this stunningly personal document, James Baldwin remembers in vivid details the Harlem childhood that shaped his early conciousness and the later events that scored his heart with pain—the murders of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, his sojourns in Europe and in Hollywood, and his retum to the American South to confront a violent America face-to-face.

In the Manure

Author: Ronnie Govender

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Authors, South African

Page: 236

View: 8818


Ronnie Govender has always found himself in the thick of things. In the Manure is the distinguished writer-playwright's look back on his long and varied career.

Go Tell it on the Mountain

Author: James Baldwin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781582880822

Category: African American men

Page: 166

View: 9304


Go Tell It on the Mountain (fiction): James Baldwin's portrayal of black people in Harlem caught up in a dramatic struggle, and of a society confronting inevitable change. The Fire Next Time (non-fiction): The powerful evocation of a childhood in Harlem that helped to galvanize the early days of the civil rights movement examines the deep consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic. If Beale Street Could Talk (fiction): A love story about two badly frightended but intensely brave, black young people.