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New film brings prophecy of James Baldwin into today’s world

Clip: 02/03/2017 | 6m 49s

James Baldwin was one of the nation’s most prominent novelists, social critics and civil rights activists of the 20th century. Now his critiques of racism and segregation are the subject of a new Oscar-nominated documentary titled, “I Am Not Your Negro.” Jeffrey Brown sits down with director Raoul Peck to discuss his tribute to a man he sees as a civil rights prophet.

Aired: 02/03/17

Rating: NR

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