Library EventBlack History Month Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

02/06/2019 7:00pm 02/06/2019 9:00pm Black History Month Film: I Am Not Your Negro I Am Not Your Negro (2016) – Oscar nominated documentary about race in modern America. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. 1:33 minutes Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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I Am Not Your Negro (2016) – Oscar nominated documentary about race in modern America.
In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, "Remember This House." The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. 1:33 minutes

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