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James Baldwin – Down At The Cross

[Image Description: A hymnal with several ribbons as bookmarks is lying open and face-up, with a portion of the book hanging suspended past the end of the wooden surface it rests upon.]

“Down At The Cross– Letter from a Region in My Mind” is the second of two missive-style essays that make up The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin. You may know (or recall from the previous post) that Baldwin was a mid-20th century author, poet, playwright and fierce critic of social issues, particularly along the intersection of

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