Mr. Reese Goes To Paris 2016

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Raised by 122 people in 36 months

"You don't tell life, life tells you . " - James Baldwin

Charles Reese & The James Baldwin  Project Goes To The American University  of Paris!

My name is Charles Reese. I am a actor, author, educator and cultural architect for public engagement  who has spent the last 15 years bearing witness to the fiery spirit of the writer, activist and expatriate James Baldwin ( 1924 -1987).

I have been selected to present at  THE INTERNATIONAL  JAMES  BALDWIN  CONFERENCE IN  PARIS , FRANCE  from May 26 -28, 2016.

All proceeds from  this campaign will be used to support this journey to France which includes:  round trip airfare, hotel,  food,  inter-continental travel, conference fees and  most importantly an "archival documentation " of this once in a lifetime golden opportunity.

Additionally, I will be extending my journey to travel to Baldwin's former home in southern France, participate in  the first ever Paris Fringe Fest2016 and  utilize  this international platform to  ignite a proactive dialogue to produce a feature film project on one of our greatest writers in the 20th Century.

To show my THANKS and  APPRECIATION , I will  email you  an  E-Book Gift (  from The James Baldwin Literary & Coversations Salon Series curated by Reese) to ALL donations of $25 or more.

And the journey begins  NOW.... on your Mark,  Set, Ready, Go Well. Share. Share. Share.

And it is so. And so it is. Gratitude!


Charles Reese
2016 Presenter,  James Baldwin International Conference. The American University  of  Paris .

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Gratitude and Appreciation to each of you for your support. We are moving into March Madness and I will be sharing links reading excerpts from Baldwin's The Fire Next Time, Nobody Knows My Name and more. And so it is. Go Well. Continue to Share . Gratitude . WWW.GOFUNDME.COM /CHARLESGOESTOPARIS.
Mr. Reese Getting Ready For The James Baldwin Conference in Paris. May 26-28.
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The Official Invitation Letter for The James Baldwin Conference 2016@The American University of Paris!
The Official Invitation to the James Baldwin Conference 2016
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Raised by 122 people in 36 months
Created February 9, 2016
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Cheryl Francis Harrington
32 months ago

You are an inspiration!

Tracey Mitchel-Lai
33 months ago

Hope you are having a blast in Paris!

33 months ago
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Cleo King
33 months ago

Live!!!! Celebrate!!! Blessings to you Charles!! :)

National Friendship Movement
33 months ago (Offline Donation)

We were honored to have you share James Baldwin with us in Las Vegas. Congrats.

Brenda Brunson-Bey
33 months ago (Offline Donation)

On behalf of your Brooklyn Juneteenth Village, we salute you.

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