“I thought, ‘you can do that?!’”
We all know Dorothy, Malcolm, and Martin — but what about Audra, Josephine, and Baldwin?
“I often wonder what I’d do if there weren’t any books in the world.”
“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” How familiar are you with the work of two of America’s foremost thinkers?
These are some of the books that introduced me to myself.
Here are three poems excerpted from Jimmy’s Blues and Other Poems, out today from Beacon Press. Happy National Poetry Month!
Think essays are just something boring you write for class? These masterpieces will make you totally reconsider.
In honor of the author’s birthday, a few quotes from his expansive oeuvre.