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James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Today

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. in conversation with Gabriel Gbadamosi

60 mins watch time

Posted February 2020

History, Art and Culture

‘Not everything is lost. Responsibility cannot be lost, it can only be abdicated. If one refuses abdication, one begins again’ (James Baldwin). Mixing biography of the legendary ‘poet of the revolution’, James Baldwin, with a searing analysis of our present moment, Princeton Professor of African American Studies Eddie S. Glaude Jr untangles the web of race, trauma and memory in America.