I am not your Negro (2016) Film Review

This documentary tells about James Baldwin, using his unfinished novel Remember This House. James Baldwin was an activist for civil rights around the time of Martin Luther King Jnr and Malcolm X. He was an intellect and absolutely amazing, and I don’t know how it is possible that I have never heard of him. His words are beautiful and moving, narrated by Samuel L Jackson for the film. There is plenty of footage of Baldwin as well as of other events of this time. It’s worth a watch, but I’d recommend not watching it the day after a guy drives into a crowd protesting against a white supremacy march. It’s depressing to see how little attitudes have changed.

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