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Revisiting James Baldwin

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Author, speaker, playwright and activist James Baldwin's legacy has affected American consciousness for decades. And while much of his most notable work was completed in the 1950s, '60s and '70s, Baldwin is everywhere today. Activists are inspired by him, authors are compared to him, and a new documentary 'I Am Not Your Negro' has received exuberant critical acclaim and an Academy Award nomination. What's behind this resurgence, and what makes his work so profoundly true in our present moment?