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Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...his first interaction with a white person "on a social level."Through donated books, Futorian introduced him to James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright and other "subversive" black authors.As comfortable as they were together, sharing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/friendship-was-forged-heat-1964-civ
Georgia Regents University students analyze rap album, hip-hop

...with other writing assignments.Along with Joyce's novel, students will also read works from Gwendolyn Brooks, James Baldwin and J.D. Salinger. The literature all share themes about struggle, which on Lamar's album, is about gang fighting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-08-28/georgia-regents-universit
Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...little known outside the theatrical community until I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which might not have happened if James Baldwin hadn't persuaded Angelou, still grieving over King's death, to attend a party at Jules Feiffer's house. Feiffer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-05-28/poet-author-maya-angelou-d
Almanac predicts a first for Augusta

...possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time. -- James Baldwin Would you believe we might have a White Christmas? I know it's unlikely. In fact, there has never been one in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/19/kir_476221.shtml
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Earl Thompkins (PHILADELPHIA, Pa.)

...of Augusta, GA, Montenia (Alvin) Jackson, Petersburg, VA, and Regina Thompkins, Dearing, GA; one uncle, James Baldwin; one aunt, Odessa Thompkins; a respected friend, Hardy Lewis; and a host of other relatives, and friends. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2010-06-22/earl-thompkins-philadelphia-p
Ask us: Q&A

...classified as a woodwind because it is played with a reed. Q: Who wrote the novel Go Tell it on the Mountain? A: James Baldwin , who is also a playwright, wrote Go Tell It on the Mountain in 1953. The book tells about a young black boy's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/18/ent_213129.shtml
Things to Do
Fifty recordings chosen for preservation

...Electronique," Edgard Varese, 1958 -"Time Out," The Dave Brubeck Quartet, 1959 -Studs Terkel interview with James Baldwin, Sept. 29, 1962 -William Faulkner address at West Point Military Academy, 1962 -"Dancing in the Street," Martha...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/12/mus_77105.shtml
Music
Overtime

...minute, 42.34 seconds. Baseball Blue Jays, Baldwin agree to contract The Toronto Blue Jays signed right-hander James Baldwin to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. Baldwin went 0-2 with one save and a 3.81 ERA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/25/oth_49252.shtml
Other sports
Roberts to have shoulder surgery

...Norfolk on May 15, but the Mets agreed to the surgery once Roberts saw a third doctor. In other news, right-hander James Baldwin, who was 0-2 with a 15.00 ERA in two starts for the Mets, cleared waivers and opted for free agency.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/22/bas_416364.shtml
Baseball
Erickson eager to compete for spot in Mets' rotation

...and the Chicago White Sox also pursued Erickson. The Mets had been interested in Rick Reed, Orlando Hernandez and James Baldwin at different points in the offseason. "Several teams wanted Scott," agent Rick Thurman said. "He's all set...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/06/bas_403545.shtml
Baseball