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Celebrating America’s Native Son August 2, 2013: Today would have been the 89th birthday of novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, social critic and 20th century American icon James Baldwin. As NPR affiliate WYPR notes: Few writers have illuminated the experience of being black in America with the power and poignancy of James Baldwin. Born in Harlem in 1924, his novels, essays, and [...] by