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Paying Tribute to James Baldwin

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Paying Tribute to James Baldwin

Paying Tribute to James Baldwin

Paying Tribute to James Baldwin

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News & Notes' literary guru Farah Jasmine Griffin continues her list of the six most influential African-American authors of all time. Today she presents number five on her list of great writers — James Baldwin.

Griffin is a professor of English and comparative literature and African-American studies at Columbia University.