Billy Porter, who will star as James Baldwin in an upcoming biopic, explained why he's so much like the legendary writer: "I am because James was.”

A 1967 essay could help explain -- not excuse -- the recent behavior of Ye and Kyrie Irving.

Novelist, essayist, and playwright James Baldwin stands out as one of America’s most-treasured wordsmiths.

James Baldwin shares words of wisdom and intellect in a series of interviews.

James Baldwin would have turned 97 years old this year. Here are 10 of the most important things he said in life.

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Harlem’s Schomburg Center has opened Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis’ archives to the public.

A luxury apartment complex will replace James Baldwin’s former home in France, despite a campaign to convert it into a writer's retreat.


After the poisoning of a University of Hartford Black student, dialogue about integration won't be enough to stop White terrorism.


Barry Jenkins will adapt “If Beale Street Could Talk” by seminal writer James Baldwin for his next film.

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York will display unpublished writings, manuscripts and photos previously maintained by the Baldwin family.

The Schomburg, which houses more than 10 million objects pertaining to Black culture, announced the news on Wednesday night.

A New York high school named for James Baldwin uses his work in its curriculum. It inspires the students' activism.