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What can I Am Not Your Negro tell us about the history of racism in the United States, and how does it use Baldwin's words and legacy to reflect on that history?

America has a long and bloody history of racial discrimination, beginning with the genocide of Native Americans and the enslavement of Africans (forced, against their will, to become today's African-Americans). Baldwin reflects from a personal as well as a philosophical and academic perspective on this history. Does the text make you feel differently, or shed new light on this topic? How?

Different means of protest and resistance are discussed at length in this text. What are the different advantages and disadvantages of the various philosophies on resistance? Is non-violent resistance the only viable option for change?

Many discussions of the Civil Rights Movement draw a line between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. King...

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