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{SPEAKER name="James Forman"}
But I think its important that you understand that he has made a commitment to the negro struggle and that he is willing to go wherever possible whenever he can,
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to aid us to observe and to write about the experiences. I think we saw him, we heard him speaking here at Howard about a month ago where he was recalling some of the experiences that he had in Selma, Alabama.

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This is very important, that a man with the type of audience that he has involves himself completely in the struggle because it's not our struggle its his struggle too and when he gets through talking I know we will all feel it's our struggle - James Baldwin.

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{SPEAKER name="James Baldwin"}
Thank you very much, can you all hear me in the back?

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Alright, I hardly know what I'm going to talk about but I'll say from the beginning that what I would really like to do

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is explore some of the things which are on my mind, and then we can explore some of the things that are on your mind.

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So that if you'll allow me I won't try to make a speech but I'll try to get a discussion started.

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I really don't like making speeches. And in this case I think that perhaps we can learn a great deal from each other because I am here really, I must say - and I mean this - to learn what I can from you.

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I must say that one thing struck me while I was sitting

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