A PATH TO CONNECTION: SEEING OPPORTUNITY, NOT INSULT [TedX Talk]

I recently came across a short video clip of an interview with writer James Baldwin. In it, a white British television host turns to the acclaimed novelist and playwright and asks the following question:

“When you were starting out as a writer you were a black, impoverished, homosexual. You must have said to yourself, ‘Gee, how disadvantaged can I get?’”

Baldwin, smiling throughout the question, immediately responded, “No. I’d thought I’d hit the jackpot.”

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