James Arthur Baldwin was a writer and civil rights activist from the United States.

James Baldwin published his first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, in 1953.

Baldwin wrote openly about his sexuality and LGBTQ+ issues. 

James Baldwin died of stomach cancer on December 1, 1987, at his home in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France.

"Sonny's Blues" is a short story authored by James Baldwin that was initially published in Partisan Review in 1957.

Book Giovanni's Room, The Fire Next Time, If Beale Street Could Talk

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James Baldwin was worth $100,000 at the time of his death.


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