James Baldwin Quote

It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story. It is a story which otherwise has yet to be told and which no American is prepared to hear.


Notes of a Native Son. Many Thousands Gone

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It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in...

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It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in...

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It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in...

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It is only in his music, which Americans are able to admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it, that the Negro in...