‘James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. What can we learn from his struggle in our own moment?’
A New York Times bestseller, Begin Again presents a searing indictment of racial injustice in America and is a powerful reckoning with America’s ongoing failure to confront the lies it tells itself about race.
As a country divided by the legacy of the Trump presidency and the violent resurgence of white nationalism, discover how Glaude finds hope and guidance in Baldwin and how his life and work can help us to understand American society today.
This event is part of Black History Month 2022.
Date: Tuesday 18th October
The British Academy
10–11 Carlton House Terrace
London SW1Y 5AH
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Speaker: Professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of African American Studies, Princeton University
Chair: Colin Grant, author, historian and speaker
Free, booking required.
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