Biopics are always tricky, and fans are never in unison with who’s cast to play lead roles. The latest controversy came as Billy Porter is set to play James Baldwin in an upcoming film about the legendary writer. During a recent appearance on the Tamron Hall Show, Porter revealed that he’s in the early stages […]

On what would’ve been James Baldwin’s‘ 94th birthday, director Barry Jenkins dropped the teaser for his film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk. Based on the book by the iconic writer, the film follows Tish (Kiki Layne), a newly engaged woman in 1970s Harlem as she attempts to prove her fiancé’s (Stephan James) innocence […]

James Arthur Baldwin's perceptions of the gay community might surprise you.

James Baldwin is a revolutionary historical figure and honorary unapologetic, and every piece of work that he has left behind is brilliant. The film I Am Not Your Negro 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 […]

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A luxury apartment complex will replace James Baldwin’s former home in France, despite a campaign to convert it into a writer's retreat.