May 22, 2011 by herrnaphta
Whenever I’m feeling down, I watch this. James Baldwin thoroughly flays William F. Buckley in a debate at the Oxford Union in 1965. The Union supported Baldwin’s position 544-164.
Posted in American radicalism, Black studies, racism, reactionaries | Tagged civil rights, debate, James Baldwin, Oxford Union, racism, William F. Buckley | 1 Comment
Ironic, if unsurprising, that the policies and rhetoric of the first black POTUS are more closely aligned with Buckley here than Baldwin.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
Blog at WordPress.com.