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October 15, 2010


Someone (Shannon Cain) is claiming to be The James Baldwin Foundation and raising money in the estate's name to save his house. That said, they are not the estate.

The woman who is a founder of the this "foundation" does not know and has not been in contact with anyone in the family.

There is absolutely no way to know what she is doing with the donations, and she has disregarded the family and referred them as "irrelevant".

Please, if you see this website floating around, please notify folks that the donations are not legitimate and the family is not involved and has not approved this foundation.

This woman went behind James Baldwin's family's back and attempted to contact Toni Morrison (who is a family member) as well as others who run the estate to put HER (Toni) on the board of this "foundation" while simultaneously shutting out others from the discussion.

Please, do not support or share this Website without informing folks that is not legitimate.

The "James Baldwin Foundation" is not affiliated with the family or the Baldwin Estate.

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