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“I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America”: Film and Discussion with Ruha Benjamin, November 14, 2017

As part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, on Tuesday, November 14, 6:30-9:00 pm, Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African-American studies at Princeton University, leads a post-screening discussion of the Academy Award-nominated documentary based on an unfinished manuscript by writer…

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‘I am not your Negro’

I Am  Not Your Negro , an Academy Award-nominated film by Raoul Peck, is an up-to-the-minute examination of race in America. It will be in some theaters on February 3. Here is the trailer. In his New York Times review, A.O. Scott…

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

In his review (Esquire, Dec 12, 2016) of the soon to be released documentary I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck, based on an unfinished Baldwin manuscript, Remember This House, Manuel Betancourt remarks that “white identity is the most…

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