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I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin
Feb11

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that...

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American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
May22

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Revolutionary Grace Lee Boggs In this episode, we honor the life and legacy of civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs through the lens of the documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS. Produced by Grace Lee, the documentary film, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY: THE EVOLUTION OF GRACE LEE BOGGS, plunges us into Boggs’s lifetime of vital thinking and action, traversing the major U.S. social movements of the last...

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I Am Not Your Negro
Feb20

I Am Not Your Negro

James Baldwin Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions black ...

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A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement (ENCORE)
Apr04

A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement (ENCORE)

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago, and is widely remembered for his speech, ‘I Have a Dream.’ Journalist Gary Younge analyzes the King’s speech, delivered on the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, highlighting the day’s tensions, and the importance of remembering the entirety of King’s message and evolution as a critical activist. Special thanks to the New School for recording. Like this program? Please show...

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