• The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.

    "A Talk to Teachers". James A. Baldwin's address to a group of educators (October 1963), first published in the Saturday Review (December 1963), later quoted in "James Baldwin’s Lesson for Teachers in a Time of Turmoil" by Clint Smith, September 23, 2017.