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Day: February 19, 2021

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February 19, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

Bearing witness is of primary importance in Raoul Peck’s documentary I am Not Your Negro. Using unfinished manuscripts by James Baldwin (which Baldwin had titled Remember This House), the film is separated into the following sections: “Paying My Dues,” “Heroes,” “Witness,” “Purity,” “Selling the Negro,” and “I am not a Nigger.” Throughout the book,

 » Read more about: Ideas of Witness from James Baldwin  »

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