Begin Again: James Baldwin's America

by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.. Crown Publishing Group, June 2020.


This book explores James Baldwin's life and writings while offering tangible applications for the struggle for racial justice today.


Baldwin's reflections on the Jim Crow era, assassinations during the Civil Rights movement, experiencing Selma, and disillusionment; reflections on what it means to confront American racism

Recommended Audience

African American clergy, clergy preaching or studying the history of racial justice movements


Purchase as book, e-book, or audio book

Practical Applications

  • Reflect on James Baldwin's strategies for hope amidst the despair of American race issues.
  • Learn about fighting for racial justice during the Civil Rights era.

About the Contributor

Ben Tapper

Ben Tapper is an associate for resource consulting with the Center for Congregations. Ben has a passion for communal healing and restoration. He is also a consultant on CRG Chat and helps with social media.  

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