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James Baldwin, born on August 2, 1924, in Harlem, New York, is one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. A radical thinker, Baldwin articulated nuanced impressions on race, religion, and sexuality that have shaped modern thought and function as benchmarks of America’s ongoing civil rights struggles. Beginning with the novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, published in 1953, Baldwin garnered acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality, and humanity. His other novels and seminal essay collections include Giovanni's Room, Another Country, Just Above My Head,, Notes of a Native Son, and The Fire Next Time. Baldwin died on December 1, 1987, in Saint-Paul de Vence, France.
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