Monday, June 26, 2017

James Baldwin

When James Baldwin left America and moved into a comfy home in the South of France several decades ago, he did not aim to start a war. But that is  the situation these days. About two decades after Baldwin died of stomach cancer at age 63 in his home in the South of France,  a […]

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) On February 1, the first day of Black History Month, the National Museum of African American History and Culture premiered the Oscar-nominated documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” which features commentary by James Baldwin. The film is a tribute to the staggering contribution of one of America’s greatest […]

By Dwight Brown NNPA Newswire Film Critic James Baldwin, the intellectual, civil rights activist and renowned author, left behind some biting and enlightening words about racism and the status of the Black community that are just as relevant today in this age of the Black Lives Matter movement. Baldwin was born in Harlem in 1924. […]

NORFOLK As part of its Black History Month offerings, the Chrysler Museum of Art will host a Gallery Talk and Reception on Saturday, February 27, 1 p.m. for its newly acquired African-American painting by Beauford Delaney. The following day, the museum will present Influences in the Chrysler Collection at 1 p.m. Admission is free for […]