An Unbearable Tension: On James Baldwin and the Nation of Islam
“As a child, I swallowed the Nation’s ideology as easily as the Harlem residents Baldwin observed.”
The Fire Next Time
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Fitzgerald was ground down, I imagine, consumed by how to take care of her family. This didn’t make her any less the thinker, writer, reader, that she was.
Tango is not a thing that can be done halfway. Neither, I learned, is memoir. You’re either all in, or you’re dishonest.