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James arthur jimmy baldwin (august 2, 1924 – december 1, 1987) was an american novelist some of baldwin's essays are book-length, including the fire next time (1963), no name in the street (1972), and the devil finds work ( 1976) an excerpt from james baldwin's speech on the artist's struggle for integrity. Why james baldwin's 'a talk to teachers' remains relevant 54 years and in many ways, you know, revisiting this essay, feels as if it could. 'a talk to teachers' by james baldwin published on december 21, 1963 is a very brave and direct message to teachers on how they are. Free essay: naya rodriguez ms ramona ap language 'a talk to teachers' by james baldwin published on december 21, 1963 is a very.
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