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James Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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    The paradox of education is precisely this—that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
    James Baldwin (1924–1987)

    When Americans look out on the world, they see nothing but dark and menacing strangers who appear to have no sense of rhythm at all, nor any respect or affection for white people; and white Americans really do not know what to make of all this, except to increase the defense budget.
    —James Baldwin (1924–1987)

    As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
    —Clive James (b. 1939)