“It comes as a great shock to discover the country which is your birthplace and to which you owe your life and your identity has not, in its whole system of reality, evolved any place for you” This is searing July 4 read by Raoul Peck ⁦
"Baldwin put his whole life and body weight into these words, which, today more than ever, reverberate like a never-ending nightmare." Raoul Peck, the director of "I Am Not Your Negro," writes about heeding James Baldwin, more than 50 years later
"Baldwin put his whole life and body weight into these words, which, today more than ever, reverberate like a never-ending nightmare." Raoul Peck, the director of "I Am Not Your Negro," writes about heeding James Baldwin, more than 50 years later
"Baldwin put his whole life and body weight into these words, which, today more than ever, reverberate like a never-ending nightmare." Raoul Peck, the director of "I Am Not Your Negro," writes about heeding James Baldwin, more than 50 years later
James Baldwin’s words puncture “the fantasy of white innocence and an infantile attitude toward reality. He understood that there is extraordinary capacity for denial in this country, even when confronted with evidence and logic.” by Raoul Peck
...Baldwin demonstrated throughout his life, that racism is not a sickness, nor a virus, but rather the ugly child of an economic system that produces inequalities and injustice. The history of racism is parallel to the history of capitalism.
My always and forever hero. His wisdom is unsurpassed all these years later.