by James Baldwin
Giovanni's Room Resources
A speech that James Baldwin gave at UC Berkeley about the racial prejudices inherent in the English language.
Baldwin talks a little about his growing up and what it meant to be black in the United States.
Baldwin speaks very directly about the difference between the non-violence of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the violent tactics of Malcolm X.
Not the most cheerful cover in the world. You might think about what kind of tone this cover sets for the book before you even open it.
A photo of the master himself, Jimmy Baldwin (as Truman Capote used to call him).
Check out the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender bookstore that takes its name from Baldwin's book.
A New York Times page providing links to articles on Baldwin, articles by Baldwin, book reviews, and more.