Wonder # 2825: Who Was James Baldwin?

Question 1 of 3

Why did James Balwin move to France, where he spent most of his life?

  1. to write book reviews
  2. to become a Baptist preacher
  3. Because of racism and homophobia in the United States
  4. he was born there, but later moved to New York City

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following did James Baldwin NOT do as a supporter of the Civil Rights Movement?

  1. Wrote a speech for Martin Luther King Jr.
  2. Became friends with leader of the Movement, Malcolm X
  3. Attended the 1963 March on Washington
  4. Attended the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mainly about . . .

  1. New York’s Greenwich Village in the 1940s
  2. The influence of James Baldwin’s writings on Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
  3. The writing process and success of the novel “Go Tell It on the Mountain”
  4. The life and literary career of James Baldwin

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