Author James Baldwin
was one of the most prophetic voices of the Civil Rights movement. This month, the Santa Rosa Junior College is holding a series of events that examine Baldwin’s legacy and how his ideas remain relevant today. First, members of the SRJC English department and members of the SRJC Black Student Union will discuss Baldwin’s most enduring ideas on Wednesday, April 1, at 5pm, and the next day, the documentary film The Price of the Ticket, which profiles Baldwin, screens at 3:30pm. Finally, Walter Turner, host of “Africa Today” on KPFA, presents a lecture on Baldwin’s place in history on Monday, April 6, at noon. All events happen at the Newman Auditorium, Santa Rosa Junior College, 1501 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa. Free. 707.527.4372.