The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin translated all of his humanity—his rage, despair, joy and love—into his writing, which gives me a mirror to see those same emotions in myself. And with the weight of the present moment, that reflection has been much needed.

“…the American dream has therefore become something much more closely resembling a nightmare, on the private, domestic, and international levels. Privately, we cannot stand our lives and dare not examine them; domestically, we take no responsibility for(and no pride in) what goes on in our country; and, internationally, for many millions of people, we are an unmitigated disaster.”

Pickup and read the two classic essays in The Fire Next Time from your local library or bookstore today!

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