I Am Not Your Negro

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6:00 PM, Friday, June 21, 2019
Location: Mt Baker (click for map)

NOTE: CHANGE IN LOCATION, DAY AND TIME: NW African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle –  FRIDAY, 6PM.

Join the Northwest African American Museum, Mt Baker Meaningful Movies, American Civil Liberties Union, Social Justice Film Institute, the Mt. Baker Conversations About Race and Equity team and Michael B Maine for a free screening of “I Am Not Your Negro.” This program is one of a series of events at NAAM commemorating Juneteenth, the holiday acknowledging the final abolition of slavery during the U.S. Civil War era. (Learn more at http://www.naamnw.org).

This powerful film envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words, as read by actor Samuel L. Jackson. Alongside a flood of rich archival material, the film draws upon Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America.Join us for snacks and conversation before the film. Afterwards, there will be a panel of speakers as well as time for community discussion. Doors open at 5PM; Movie starts at 6PM.

Date and Time: June 21, 2019; 6PM
Location: Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S Massachusetts St, Seattle, WA 98144

This is a free event but donations will gladly be accepted. https://www.naamnw.org/joingive/donate-now

Sponsors: Northwest African American Museum American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Washington Michael B. Maine Social Justice Film Institute Mt Baker Conversations About Race and Equity (CARE)

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/408059393077891/

Release Year: 2017

Running Time: 93 minutes

Director: Raoul Peck

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