Readers' Review: James Baldwin's "Go Tell It on the Mountain"
James Baldwin's semiautobiographical first novel was published in 1953 to high acclaim. Diane and a panel talk about this American classic, which uses as a frame the spiritual and moral awakening of 14-year-old John Grimes during a Saturday night service in a Harlem storefront church.
poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
novelist and president of the Hurston/Wright Foundation
19th Street Baptist Church