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Jamaica Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid is a writer.  She is the author of the novel Lucy and the essay collection A Small Place.  Kincaid has taught at Harvard University and is currently a Professor of Literature at Claremont McKenna College.

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Jamaica Kincaid on James Baldwin: "Love is Something You Do"

Monday, April 14, 2014

"Every African-American household ought to have a complete collection of James Baldwin's work," says the author Jamaica Kincaid. In what would be his 90th year, Baldwin is being recognized for his lasting impact as a writer and activist. Kincaid talks about the year-long celebration.

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American Icons: Monticello

Friday, February 17, 2012

This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions. Thomas Jefferson was as passionate about building his house as he was about founding the United States. Yet Monticello was a plantation worked by slaves, some of them Jefferson’s own children.

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