Inspired by James Baldwin’s truth-telling treatise on justice in America, The Fire Next Time, and our endlessly changing world, Chapter & Verse: The Gospel of James Baldwin is a 21st century “ritual tool kit for justice. A call for revolution. A gift during turbulent times.” Ndegeocello and her collaborators have enacted this project to experience in three ways. Call 1-833-4-BALDWIN to discover songs, meditations, and chants to ease your mind any time, day or night, when you need it most. See visual testimonies of Baldwin’s text with original music created by Meshell and her artistic collaborators, including Suné Woods, Nicholas Galanin, Adebukola Bodunrin, and Charlotte Brathwaite. Read and download a monthly broadsheet featuring Baldwin’s words and calls to action. Through December 2020, online and on your phones; cap.ucla.edu.
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