I Am Not Your Negro Trailer: Is it Oscar Worthy?

Towards the beginning of Raoul Peck’s excellent documentary I Am Not Your Negro, Dick Cavett asks James Baldwin, “Why aren’t black people more optimistic?” Black people, Cavett says in the 1968 interview, have made great strides. They’re on films—they’re even, he notes, on television commercials. Yes, there are still problems, he acknowledges, but shouldn’t these…

via “Not Your Negro:” Why James Baldwin would not have been surprised by Donald Trump — Quartz

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