Inside the Surveillance War Between James Baldwin and the FBI
Before the If Beale Street Could Talk author became a symbol of today's Black Lives Matter movement, he was a high-priority target of FBI surveillance during the 1950s, '60s, and '70s.
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By Olivia Mason | Published Jan 31, 2019
...it is difficult to recapture just how rare—and just how courageous—such public criticisms of the Bureau were.
Baldwin put his body as well as his words on the line in October 1963...