My beautiful friend and spirit brother Dr. Eddie Glaude returns to share this thoughts on his inspiring new book on the timeless work of James Baldwin. We also talk about what is unfolding in America and how we might imagine a better world for all of us. What an honor to spend a little time with this beautiful man so filled with wisdom and soulful observations. This man is truly one of the great wisdom keepers of our time.
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. joined the faculty of Princeton in 2002. He is the author of Democracy In Black, Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America, In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America, editor of Is it Nation Time? Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism and co-editor of African-American Religious Thought: An Anthology, (2004) with Cornel West.
In 2009 he was awarded Princeton’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. His research interests include American pragmatism, specifically the work of John Dewey, and African American religious history and its place in American public life.
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