James Arthur Baldwin was born August 2, 1924 in Harlem, New York. An acclaimed writer, he produced the majority of his works in Europe as an American exile. Baldwin is important to American literature and has been identified as one of the most profound and dynamic orators and essayists of his time. James Baldwin died on December 1, 1987 in France. Take some time to review some of his works.
My favorite Baldwin book – The Fire Next Time