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James Baldwin
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Referring to Negro education. As quoted in: "The Fifties" (Allen and Unwin, 1965) by John Montgomery, p. 63


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Born: August 2, 1924

Died: December 1, 1987 (aged 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator, writer, novelist, poet, playwright, activist

Bio: James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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