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James Baldwin comments before Martin Luther King’s final speech at the Men and Women in the Arts Concerned with Vietnam: benefit for Martin Luther King (1968).
49 years after these words were spoken Baldwin’s comments have a heightened sense of relevance. Racial intolerance, religious tensions, civil unrest, territorial ambitions … how far have we come?
Visit the internet archive to hear Baldwin and King’s speech in full.