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The Age
Nuclear options: Worse things are occurring than the bombs of KimFrankstonIf the cap fits Paul Byrnes, in his review of the film I am not your
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
FrankstonIf the cap fits Paul Byrnes, in his review of the film I am not your Negro (The Age, 14/9) quotes the words of James Baldwin: "You cannot lynch me and keep me in ghettos without becoming something monstrous yourselves – and furthermore... Read more
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Salon.com
Only democratic schools will save us“Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
“Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” —James Baldwin, from “I Am Not Your Negro” These days it is hard to be as optimistic about the future of public education generally, let alone the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JC native turned crime noir Civil Rights activistthe Missourian fourth in the hierarchy of major contemporary civil rights autho
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
the Missourian fourth in the hierarchy of major contemporary civil rights authors behind ground-breakers Richard Wright, James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison. “That’s a major list to be a part of,” Heermance said. “Himes was a more entertaining... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Greg Kot's Mavis Staples book is the latest pick for 'One Book, One Chicago'written by authors long gone (Lorraine Hansberry, Solzhenitsyn, Arthur Miller,
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
written by authors long gone (Lorraine Hansberry, Solzhenitsyn, Arthur Miller, Willa Cather, Raymond Chandler, Jane Austen, James Baldwin and others). Living authors (Stuart Dybek, Isabel Wilkerson, Michael Chabon, Sandra Cisneros and others) have... Read more
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Canberra Times
I Am Not Your Negro review: A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismI Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minut
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
I Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is an utterly brilliant film – bold, galvanising, even gripping – but I'm not sure what to call it. It's not a biography of James Baldwin,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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The Young Witness
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
The Young Witness / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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Western Advocate
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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Manning River Times
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Manning River Times / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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The North West Star
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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The Courier
A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismThe powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I A
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
The powerful words of James Baldwin, voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, transform I Am Not Your Negro into a gripping film. I Am Not Your Negro ?????????????? Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is... Read more
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The Age
I Am Not Your Negro review: A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismI Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minut
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
I Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is an utterly brilliant film – bold, galvanising, even gripping – but I'm not sure what to call it. It's not a biography of James Baldwin,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
I Am Not Your Negro review: A powerful voice asks uncomfortable questions about racismI Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minut
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
I Am Not Your Negro Directed by Raoul Peck Written by James Baldwin 93 minutes, MA 15+ I Am Not Your Negro is an utterly brilliant film – bold, galvanising, even gripping – but I'm not sure what to call it. It's not a biography of James Baldwin,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Colin Kaepernick Has a Jobis different.”(Photograph courtesy of the Turlock Journal) In 1958, two years
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
is different.”(Photograph courtesy of the Turlock Journal) In 1958, two years after the Montgomery Bus Boycott concluded, James Baldwin described the silent indignation he witnessed watching black bus riders sit where they pleased: “The whites,... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Colin Kaepernick Has a Jobis different.”(Photograph courtesy of the Turlock Journal) In 1958, two years
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
is different.”(Photograph courtesy of the Turlock Journal) In 1958, two years after the Montgomery Bus Boycott concluded, James Baldwin described the silent indignation he witnessed watching black bus riders sit where they pleased: “The whites,... Read more
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Salon.com
"Black Klansman": Spike Lee and Jordan Peele join forces for a timely biopicFrom the James Baldwin documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” to “13th” to the anno
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
From the James Baldwin documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” to “13th” to the announcement of a Black Lives Matter drama series, black filmmakers and producers are undertaking the task of teaching the large swathes of American history often absent in... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Picks of the Week: No shortage of events for post-Labor Day Bay Areaand run until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 | Film Screening of “I Am Not Your
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
and run until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 | Film Screening of “I Am Not Your Negro” at BAMPFA Raoul Peck’s 2016 ode to James Baldwin, one of the most prolific essayists in history, features narration provided by Baldwin’s writings — including... Read more
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News.com.au
Voices from the past show how little has changedNegro. Source:Supplied “NOT everything that is faced can be changed, but noth
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Negro. Source:Supplied “NOT everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced,” says James Baldwin. The trailblazing US writer and political activist wasn’t the kind of man to blink. I Am Not Your Negro takes... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Race problems an American issue, not just a Southern one: Gene DattelWe need a frank and honest discussion about race. Or as James Baldwin said in 1
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 11 days ago
We need a frank and honest discussion about race. Or as James Baldwin said in 1964 and as Martin Luther King Jr. put it in 1967, “Tell it like it is.” How many times have you heard or read this dictum about America’s most sensitive, tragic and... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Division II football preview: Several squads have playoff ambitionsalong with the familiarity of former rivals now being teammates for two years s
The Providence Journal / Posted 12 days ago
along with the familiarity of former rivals now being teammates for two years should produce better results. Senior James Baldwin will be at quarterback while veterans Kyle Ford and Simon Davies will key the running game. JOHNSTON Senior... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Film screening at Washburn University prompts conversation on raceTheta’s Historical Film Night opened its series this semester with “I Am Not Yo
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Theta’s Historical Film Night opened its series this semester with “I Am Not Your Negro,” which looks at the work of writer James Baldwin. Faculty sponsor Tom Prasch said Baldwin’s essays, penned in the 1950s to 1970s are still pertinent... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Special election appeal moves ahead — slowlyKiley won, besting Republican Edward Bateson, who had been appointed to a vacan
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 19 days ago
Kiley won, besting Republican Edward Bateson, who had been appointed to a vacancy on the board last December. Attorney James Baldwin — representing Bateson, Republican Selectman Chris Tymniak, the town, and the Board of Selectmen — filed an... Read more
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Variety
Barry Jenkins’ New Film Casts ‘Shots Fired’ Star Stephan JamesStreet Could Talk,” with Jenkins writing and directing. Production is expected
Variety / Posted 21 days ago
Street Could Talk,” with Jenkins writing and directing. Production is expected to start in October. Based on the novel by James Baldwin, “If Beale Street Could Talk” follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove... Read more
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Salon.com
Disaster in Houston: A perfect example of the way racism hurts white people tooBarack Obama) — Trump may actually be more popular after Hurricane Harvey than
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
Barack Obama) — Trump may actually be more popular after Hurricane Harvey than before it. In “Notes of a Native Son” James Baldwin wrote, “I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lincoln, Grant Fought Against Slavery but Not Racisma national trait more than a southern aberration. When black migrants streamed
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
a national trait more than a southern aberration. When black migrants streamed north during and after World War II, James Baldwin reflected, 'they do not escape Jim Crow: they merely encounter another, not-less-deadly variety.'" The point... Read more
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The Border Mail
Around the world in 11 days of storytellingtortured artist in this. 4½ stars from me I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (M) ​David: Mas
The Border Mail / Posted 22 days ago
tortured artist in this. 4½ stars from me I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (M) ​David: Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished before his death in 1987. Baldwin left only 30 pages of the manuscript that was to be a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Celebrities who joined March on Washingtonof the Field," released about a month after the March. [ + - ] Charlton Hest
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 23 days ago
of the Field," released about a month after the March. [ + - ] Charlton Heston and Marlon Brando speak with author James Baldwin during the March on Washington. The openly gay Baldwin served as one of the literary voices of the civil rights... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Celebrities who joined March on Washingtonof the Field," released about a month after the March. [ + - ] Charlton Hest
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 23 days ago
of the Field," released about a month after the March. [ + - ] Charlton Heston and Marlon Brando speak with author James Baldwin during the March on Washington. The openly gay Baldwin served as one of the literary voices of the civil rights... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Why white supremacists go after Jewsand activists, roping in everyone from Israeli “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 24 days ago
and activists, roping in everyone from Israeli “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot to African-American literary luminary James Baldwin. On the one hand, Jews have been discriminated against for centuries, including by white cultures from Nazi... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
A black man went undercover as a white supremacist online. This...to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable too
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable tool for combating racism. Why is that? A: James Baldwin accurately diagnosed the white culture's need for shadow projection onto black bodies as being the roots of... Read more
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Philly.com
A black man went undercover as a digital white supremacist. This is what he learnedto connect with new people and ideas, but you don’t believe it’s a reliable too
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
to connect with new people and ideas, but you don’t believe it’s a reliable tool for combating racism. Why is that? A: James Baldwin accurately diagnosed the white culture’s need for shadow projection onto black bodies as being the roots of... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mark Merlis, novelist who explored gay life in 20th-century America, dies at 67together, Bram wrote in a tribute, Merlis’ books “explore American life with th
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
together, Bram wrote in a tribute, Merlis’ books “explore American life with the insight and power of the best work of James Baldwin and Philip Roth.” Mark Lane Merlis was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, on March 9, 1950. His father was a... Read more
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Yale Daily News
STANGE: Embracing uncertaintythan specify steps to build that better world, Salovey rightly left it open to
Yale Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
than specify steps to build that better world, Salovey rightly left it open to us. Indeed, he stressed the importance, as James Baldwin writes, of “ask[ing] questions about the universe.” This vision, grounded in curiosity and a respect for... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
A black man went undercover as a digital white supremacist. This is what he learned.to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable too
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 26 days ago
to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable tool for combating racism. Why is that? A: James Baldwin accurately diagnosed the white culture's need for shadow projection onto black bodies as being the roots of... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
A black man went undercover as a digital white supremacist. This is what he learned.to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable too
Dayton Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable tool for combating racism. Why is that? A: James Baldwin accurately diagnosed the white culture's need for shadow projection onto black bodies as being the roots of... Read more
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/Film
Now Stream This: The Best Movies Streaming Right NowYour Negro is from last year, but it feels even more essential here as we wind
/Film / Posted 26 days ago
Your Negro is from last year, but it feels even more essential here as we wind down 2017. Based on an unfinished memoir by James Baldwin, I Am Not Your Negro reflects on Baldwin’s life, his relationship with slain civil rights leaders Martin Luther... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A black man went undercover as a digital white supremacist. This is what he learned.to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable too
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
to connect with new people and ideas, but you don't believe it's a reliable tool for combating racism. Why is that? A: James Baldwin accurately diagnosed the white culture's need for shadow projection onto black bodies as being the roots of... Read more
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DW
Diaby, Germany's first-ever black MP, files charges over racist Facebook posts |telling "all racists: I am NOT your NEGRO," referring to the title of Raoul Pec
DW / Posted 27 days ago
telling "all racists: I am NOT your NEGRO," referring to the title of Raoul Peck's recent documentary on US author James Baldwin. "'A black monkey,' 'traitor' and the 'N-word' are just some of the insults currently on the NPD's Facebook... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Village Voice to end print edition after nearly 62 yearsand music critic Nat Hentoff wrote for the Voice for decades and it also publis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
and music critic Nat Hentoff wrote for the Voice for decades and it also published the works of writers such as Ezra Pound, James Baldwin, Lester Bangs and Allen Ginsberg. (Reporting by Sheila Dang; Editing by Anna Driver and Bill Trott)Source:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Samuel L. Jackson on race, loving his job, and Trumphis film “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” in New York. (Victoria Will/Invision/AP) Q:
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
his film “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” in New York. (Victoria Will/Invision/AP) Q: You recently narrated the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary “I Am Not Your Negro.” Baldwin spoke about the effect of growing up seeing only white faces on the... Read more
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CBS News
Yara Shahidi on "grown-ish" and embracing uncertaintyI want to do. And what is that ultimately? I don't know yet, exactly, but I'l
CBS News / Posted 29 days ago
I want to do. And what is that ultimately? I don't know yet, exactly, but I'll figure out how that manifests itself. What have you been reading this summer? This summer has been "Giovanni's Room" by James Baldwin and "Swing Time" by Zadie S... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Q&A: Samuel Jackson on race, Trump and loving his jobthose guys. It looked like fun, swinging from ship to ship, sword fighting. AP
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
those guys. It looked like fun, swinging from ship to ship, sword fighting. AP: You recently narrated the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary "I Am Not Your Negro." Baldwin spoke about the effect of growing up seeing only white faces on the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Q&A: Samuel Jackson on race, Trump and loving his jobthose guys. It looked like fun, swinging from ship to ship, sword fighting. AP
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 1 months ago
those guys. It looked like fun, swinging from ship to ship, sword fighting. AP: You recently narrated the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary "I Am Not Your Negro." Baldwin spoke about the effect of growing up seeing only white faces on the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Q&A: Samuel Jackson on race, Trump and loving his jobthose guys. It looked like fun, swinging from ship to ship, sword fighting. AP
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 1 months ago
those guys. It looked like fun, swinging from ship to ship, sword fighting. AP: You recently narrated the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary "I Am Not Your Negro." Baldwin spoke about the effect of growing up seeing only white faces on the... Read more
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Slate
White Americans Have to Make a Choicewasn’t the first to state this truth about “race relations” in the United State
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
wasn’t the first to state this truth about “race relations” in the United States. Two years earlier in The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin made a similar point in more elegiac terms: “White people in this country will have quite enough to do in... Read more
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The Tyee
Charlottesville: Why White Educators Need to Fight Racism Every DayI read this piece and wondered, what would I do? What have I done? In the 2016
The Tyee / Posted 1 months ago
I read this piece and wondered, what would I do? What have I done? In the 2016 documentary I Am Not Your Negro, James Baldwin said: “History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history. If we... Read more
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