James Baldwin, center, in “I Am Not Your Negro.” In the Oscar-nominated documentary, Baldwin’s searing observations on race and America are resurrected for today.
James Baldwin, center, in “I Am Not Your Negro.” In the Oscar-nominated documentary, Baldwin’s searing observations on race and America are resurrected for today. Dan Budnik Magnolia Pictures
James Baldwin, center, in “I Am Not Your Negro.” In the Oscar-nominated documentary, Baldwin’s searing observations on race and America are resurrected for today. Dan Budnik Magnolia Pictures

Author, social critic James Baldwin comes back to urgent, insistent life in ‘I Am Not Your Negro’

February 22, 2017 06:33 AM