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HOW JAMES BALDWIN'S BRILLIANCE IS HELPNG ME REFOCUS by JP Howard

We all deal differently with angst, so I decided rather spontaneously the night before inauguration, to post on my Facebook timeline, the following:

“Warning. I will be sharing, posting, bombarding my timeline with James Baldwin quotes tonight, tomorrow and the foreseeable future. No apologizes at all for this. We do what we must to get through each day.” JP Howard

First I posted it on Facebook, then an abbreviated version on Twitter and finally a day or so later, on my Instagram account. Immediately friends began liking the status and responding with enthusiast support and widely sharing their favorite Baldwin quotes, as I posted them.  It’s been three consecutive days since I’ve been posting brilliant, political, and inspirational Baldwin quotes. He has literally been giving me life y’all! All of his quotes are absolutely on time for 2017, just as they were for the 1960’s and all the decades in between. Baldwin’s words are truly a guide for how I want and need to move through this complicated world.

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