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James Baldwin: I Am Not Your Negro (ENCORE)

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On today’s show we look at the genius and activism of author James Baldwin through the lens of Master filmmaker Raoul Peck via the film, I Am Not Your Negro. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. … Continued


In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends—Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the the time of Baldwin’s death in … Continued


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