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'This Fight Begins In The Heart': Reading James Baldwin As Ferguson Seethes

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James Baldwin, an American novelist, essayist, playwright and poet, grew up in New York City but moved to France in 1948. AP hide caption

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American Lives: James Baldwin, 'Lifting The Veil'

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An Author's Companion in Rage, Exile and Return

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