He described the attack a decade later in his last sermon, which he delivered the night before his assassination.
In Esquire's July 1968 issue, published just after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the magazine talked to James Baldwin about the state of race relations in the country. On what would be the author's 93rd birthday, we've republished the interview in full—and his words are incredibly relevant today.
James Baldwin: How To Cool It | Esquire Read the landmark 1968 Q&A on race in America." class="btn btn-sm btn-link">