James Baldwin

Film

barry jenkins: “there was a time when people assumed black people didn’t dream”

The ‘Moonlight’ director discusses dreams, memories and his latest film, an adaption of James Baldwin’s tale of love and injustice, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’.
Joseph Walsh
2.6.19
Art

a new exhibit celebrates the life of james baldwin

‘God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin,’ curated by Hilton Als, opens this week at the David Zwirner Gallery.
Nicole DeMarco
1.9.19
News

watch the stunning new trailer for barry jenkins' 'if beale street could talk'

James Baldwin’s acclaimed novel gets a powerful adaptation.
Nicole DeMarco
9.21.18
Culture

how paris pride and james baldwin shaped my experience of coming out

Embracing the dualities that come from being a queer person of color.
Prince Shakur
7.17.18
News

barry jenkins's moonlight follow-up is a james baldwin adaptation

Jenkins wrote the movie version of If Beale Street Could Talk before even attempting to secure the rights to it.
Hannah Ongley
7.11.17
Interviews

african-american artist rashid johnson is exploring life in the trump era

One of the most acclaimed African-American artists of his generation, Rashid Johnson spent the last two months working in rural England for his new exhibition, creating a new body of work exploring James Baldwin’s legacy in the Donald Trump era.
Louise Benson
6.7.17
Film

the late, great james baldwin on what it means to be black in america today

The author’s unfinished book finds its voice in new documentary I Am Not Your Negro.
Colin Crummy
4.10.17
Music

morrissey was selling a very ill-advised james baldwin t-shirt

An exercise in tone-deafness and privilege.
Charlotte Gush
3.16.17