Image from "The Fire Next Time" by James Baldwin, left.

Image from James Baldwin's "The Fire Next Time" Photographs by Steve Schapiro. James Baldwin(left) joined the fight for equality in the South. Mostly, he offered a passionate voice for justice and a plea for a nation's salvation. In Mississippi in 1963, he visited the NAACP's Medgar Evers, who was slain later that June, following President Kennedy's landmark televised address on civil rights. This photo was recently discovered in the photographer's contact sheets. ONE TIME USE ONLY. FOR SUNDAY CALENDAR STORY RUNNING AUGUST 6th, 2017.
Steve Schapiro
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