Literary Salon celebrates life of activist James Baldwin

By Tiana Hunter  The Fifth Annual Black History Project 2017 will present a literary salon based on the works of James Baldwin on March 16 at East Los Angeles College. The works of Baldwin will be presented through music, dance and much more The production, funded by the Associated Student Union, will include international performing artist Charles Reese. Reese will shine a light on artist and activist James Baldwin in…

March 8, 2017

Personal Film explores activist’s life

By Dorany Pineda  Director Raoul Peck’s documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” is a powerful homage to the civil rights movement and to several of the legendary figures that emerged from it, told through the poetic and moral richness of James Baldwin’s words and experiences. “The story of the Negro in America is the story of America or, more precisely, it is the story of Americans. It is not a…

February 16, 2017