MLK Jr. Week 2018: I Am Not Your Negro Film Screening
Date: 6:00pm PST January 19 Location: Council Chamber
I Am Not Your Negro is a 2016 documentary film based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember This House. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr, as well as his personal observations of American history. It was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards.