James Baldwin

Listen to the Official Chopped and Screwed Version of the “If Beale Street Could Talk” Soundtrack

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by If Beale Street Could Talk (@bealestreet) on Mar 6,… Read More

March 11, 2019

Watch the First Trailer for Barry Jenkins’ James Baldwin Film ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

https://twitter.com/BarryJenkins/status/1025019217156816897 Oscar-winning Moonlight director Barry Jenkins is coming back to the big screen with a new film centered on the late luminary… Read More

August 2, 2018

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Now One Of The Highest Grossing Documentaries Of All Time

I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck's documentary on the legendary James Baldwin, is now one of the highest grossing… Read More

November 28, 2017

A Personal Archive Of James Baldwin’s Work Is Returning To Harlem

James Baldwin was born and raised in Harlem during the Harlem Renaissance, his experiences ultimately shaping him into becoming the… Read More

April 13, 2017

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Director Raoul Peck Talks Baldwin, Race And Hollywood

James Baldwin, in a photo provided for the documentary I Am Not Your Negro. Raoul Peck spent ten years tweaking… Read More

February 14, 2017

Samuel L. Jackson Narrates James Baldwin In New Doc Trailer

A new trailer for Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro has dropped today. The two minute long clip begins with the… Read More

January 5, 2017

Meshell Ndegeocello Will Take Harlem To Church With James Baldwin-Inspired Theater Piece

Next Wednesday, December 7th, HarlemStage will begin a two-week run of Can I Get a Witness: The Gospel Of James Baldwin;… Read More

November 30, 2016

James Baldwin’s Voice Lives On In New ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Trailer

James Baldwin The words of black American writer/social critic James Baldwin are equally harrowing and prophetic, and they're the inspiration for… Read More

November 12, 2016

Upcoming James Baldwin Doc Gets Title, To Be Narrated By Samuel L. Jackson

We last wrote about Raoul Peck's James Baldwin film a few weeks ago, and around that time not too much… Read More

August 25, 2016

The First Definitive James Baldwin Documentary Is In The Works

Yesterday we celebrated what would have been James Baldwin's 92nd birthday. The acclaimed novelist and essayist has written some of… Read More

August 3, 2016

Mateo Senolia Sets James Baldwin To A House Beat On “Baldwin”

Now, perhaps more than ever, the work of James Baldwin is unquestionably essential. The work of a man who dedicated… Read More

February 24, 2015

OKP TV: Roy Ayers Remembers James Baldwin For Black History Month

Black History month is almost over but to paraphrase a well-worn saying, it ain't over til Roy Ayers lays it… Read More

February 26, 2014