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The Life and Times of James Baldwin

June 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin’s groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an interactive dialogue that unravels the truths of racism in this country and examines other themes in Baldwin’s writings. Mr. Cooper’s dramatic interpretations of Baldwin’s writing are complemented by historical context from Dr. Swindall, leading to thought provoking questions that spark audience participation. Details



June 15, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Raritan Bay YMCA
357 New Brunswick Ave NJ 08861 United States