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Public Scholars Project

The Life and Writing of James Baldwin

June 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM | Perth Amboy, NJ | Raritan Bay YMCA
The influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin’s groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an interactive dialogue that unravels the truths of racism in this country and examines other themes in Baldwin’s writings. Mr. Cooper’s dramatic interpretations of Baldwin’s writing are complemented by historical context from Dr. Swindall, leading to thought provoking questions that spark audience participation.

Lindsey Swindall, Ph.D. & Grant Cooper
Educator at Stevens Institute of Technology & Comedian
Venue
Raritan Bay YMCA
196 Jefferson St
Perth Amboy, NJ
08861-4106