James Baldwin died November 30, 1987, twenty years ago today. I was having a traumatic semester and I did not take note of his passing, but he has always been one of my favorite writers, so I will take note of it today. This post is intended as a James Baldwin Video Aggregator.
CSPAN Baldwin Video Clip List
GLBT James Baldwin (ad for GLBT History Month)
I Am Not a Nigger. I Am a Man (PBS American Experience)
James Baldwin (short overview of his life with jazzy background)
James Baldwin on Malcolm X (live interview 1 – key archival footage)
James Baldwin: They Don’t Think I’m Human (live interview 2)
James Baldwin: Urban Renewal is Negro Removal (live interview 3)
Letter to My Young Brotha (by bygINCpresents)
Me and James Baldwin: Down on the Cross (also by bygINC)
The Price of the Ticket (description of complete video program)
The Price of the Ticket (buy from California Newsreel)
Baldwin at Berkeley High and at UC Berkeley, 1974 and 1979.
Do you know of any audio or video to add? Did you know Baldwin has a MySpace page? Here is what the New York Times has written about Baldwin over the years.