James Baldwin Conference Keynote Address

Author bell hooks discussed the work and impact of James Baldwin at a symposium celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of… read more

Author bell hooks discussed the work and impact of James Baldwin at a symposium celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain. During her presentation, Ms. hooks talked about reading Baldwin when she was a young girl and commented on the role his work played in transforming education in America during the 1960s. She also talked about racism in America, rap music, Whitney Houston, and the movies Monster’s Ball and Harry Potter. A question and answer session followed the talk. close

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James Baldwin Conference Keynote Address

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Program ID:
169031-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Apr 13, 2003
Last Aired:
Oct 6, 2013

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  • Apr 13, 2003 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 04, 2003 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 25, 2003 | 5:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2013 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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