It has been 55 years since civil-rights activist, James Baldwin, and founder of the conservative National Review, William F. Buckley, Jr., met for a debate on race in America. That discussion and the lives of the two cultural giants are…
By Zachary Green
Set in New York City in the 1970s, “If Beale Street Could Talk” is the film adaptation of a James Baldwin novel about Tish and Fonny, a devoted young couple almost torn apart by racism and wrongful imprisonment. Jeffrey Brown…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The Oscar-nominated ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ has gotten glowing reviews from critics. But online, the reviews for the film look very different.
By Elizabeth Flock
James Baldwin was one of the nation’s most prominent novelists, social critics and civil rights activists of the 20th century. Now his critiques of racism and segregation are the subject of a new Oscar-nominated documentary titled, “I Am Not Your…
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
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