Baldwin in the Classroom

April 25, 2014

James Baldwin couldn’t be more relevant, but he is fading from America’s high school classrooms. His controversial writing, censorship, poor student reading habits, and absence from the Common Core are all to blame for the lack of Baldwin in the curriculum. Pair with: Our essay on why Baldwin’s work still resonates.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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