66 poignant yet powerful quotes from black American visionaries, poets, and prolific writers about the decolonization of the mind and empowerment of the spirit. Though most of these quotes were penned in the first half of the century, the struggle for equality and truth still stands.
The most educative and inspiring interview I’ve watched in perhaps forever.
Based on the unfinished manuscript to James Baldwin’s Remember this house, this Academy Award nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro has been 10 years in the works drawing on unpublished and private writings and accounts of Baldwin, courtesy of his younger sister. Baldwin regarded this as his magnum opus, but sadly never got the chance to finish it.
Raoul Peck discusses the pervasive corruption of the American government, the role the Clintons have played in Haiti, the reason why Fidel Castro is so revered by African, Caribbean and Latin nations, and the pivotal role the Haitian revolution played in the entire continent of the Americas.
Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.