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Matthew Allen

Trejos Tacos artist's rendering; Credit: Courtesy of Spacecraft

Notes on a Native Son: Raoul Peck and the Resurrection of James Baldwin

James Baldwin passed away in 1987. Well, that’s partially true. He indeed succumbed to stomach cancer at age 63, but most of his life essence remained, via his books and essays deconstructing American culture. Filmmaker Raoul Peck (Lumumba, Sometimes in April) has been a Baldwin devotee since reading The Fire......