I Am Not Your Negro. Raoul Peck James Baldwin.

I Am Not Your Negro

London, United Kingdom: Penguin Books Ltd, 2017. -. Paperback. The New York Times bestseller based on the Oscar nominated documentary film In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He died before it could be completed. In his documentary film, I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck imagines the book Baldwin never wrote, using his original words to create a radical, powerful and poetic work on race in the United States - then, and today. 'Thrilling . . . A portrait of one man's confrontation with a country that, murder by murder, as he once put it, "devastated my universe"' The New York Times. 'Baldwin's voice speaks even more powerfully today . . . the prose-poet of our injustice and inhumanity . . . The times have caught up with his scalding eloquence'. Variety 'A cinematic seance . . . One of the best movies about the civil rights era ever made' Guardian. 'I Am Not Your Negro turns James Baldwin into a prophet' Rolling Stone. | 144 pages | 129 x 198 x 10mm | 139g. New / -. Item #A400260
ISBN: 9780141986678

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