‘American Dream’ Achieved at the Expense of African Americans?


Date published: Tue, 7 February 17

Source: The Guardian

At the start of black history month in the US, we take a look at a seminal speech by the writer, essayist, poet and civil rights activist James Baldwin. At Cambridge University Union in 1965, Baldwin debates whether the ‘American dream’ has been achieved at the expense of African-Americans.

Following is a brief snippet of that debate. For the full debate, click here.