James Baldwin: The Power of Reckoning, The Power of Love
October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Explore the powerful writing of James Baldwin — novelist, playwright, essayist, poet and activist — in a four-part series available on Zoom. Texts include “No Name in the Street,” “The Fire Next Time,” “Blues for Mister Charlie” and “If Beale Street Could Talk” along with video documentaries and interviews. Curated by Dr. Janis Mayes (department of African American Studies at Syracuse University). Dr. Greg Thomas (Tufts University) to lead a guest discussion. Space is limited, and you must pre-register to participate; wait list by request. Made possible through the generosity of Humanities New York. This free virtual reading & discussion group meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 7, 22 and Nov. 5 and 19. (Note the first session is on a Wednesday; the remainder of the sessions are on Thursdays. Contact Kimberly Griffiths with questions at .