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James baldwin was a uniquely prophetic voice in american letters his brilliant and provocative essays made him the literary voice of the civil rights era, and they continue to speak with powerful urgency to us today, whether in the swirling debate over the black lives matter movement or in the words of raoul peck's documentary i am not your. Both james baldwin and george orwell are interested in understanding language as a political instrument in his essay “if black isn’t a language, than tell me what is”, james baldwin attempts to legitimize black english as a unique language.
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