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James Baldwin was born on this day in 1924. This 45-minute documentary about the author and activist is an essential 2019 listen. It features @Okwonga , @MitchSJackson , Hilton Als, Imani Robinson, Robert Reid-Pharr and Magdalena Zaborowska. #OTD
"Even if we found a complete theory of the universe, it wouldn't remove the need for music" - #StephenHawking
Chris Watson recorded birds that not only spoke fluent aeroplane, but learned to do so from previous generations.
Birds on the Island of Coll not only learned to imitate an old aeroplane - they passed the knowledge down the generations, too. #WhyMusic