Collapsing the time between race relations in the 1960s and modern day America, I Am Not Your Negro is an Oscar nominated film that weaves together the words of activist, essayist, and novelist James Baldwin. Similar to Baldwin’s forthright and nuanced writing style, the documentary subtly launches its essential claim in the opening scene (video clip above). It’s 1968 and James Baldwin is a guest on the Dick Cavett Show. Stumbling over his words, the […]
Monthly Archive for January, 2018
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