How to Cool It

“I’m questioning the values on which this country thinks of itself as being based.” James Baldwin’s landmark 1968 interview about race relations in America.

Source: Esquire
Published: Jul 1, 1968
Length: 32 minutes (8,214 words)

“It is not for us to cool it.”

A conversation between James Baldwin and the editors of Esquire about race relations in the summer of 1968.

Source: Esquire
Published: Jul 4, 1971
Length: 33 minutes (8,321 words)