Celebrating our inspiration #Pride2018 – novelist, visionary, social commentator James Baldwin (1924 – 1987) inspires us to speak #BlackOutAndProud Continue reading Pride: Speak like Baldwin (1924-1987)
If signs of racism stare us in the face and we are unable to recognise them we are lost as Black gay men. Continue reading Read: Righting Reflex
On the 30th Anniversary of his death Baldwin’s words punch and echo with powerful contemporary relevance. A renewed public interest sees a campaign where celebrities urge the public to Know Your Baldwin. Led by Samuel L. Jackson, Lupita Nyong’o, Ashton Sanders (of Moonlight fame) and others contribute to a short video where each take turn to emphatically articulate what they are not! ‘I’m Not Your Negro; Not Your Thug; … Continue reading Read: Vigilant as not to be erased!
We Know Our Baldwin and we know that Baldwin was not only unapologetically Black, he was also unapologetically Queer Continue reading Write: What James Baldwin means to you?
We must be vigilant so as not to be erased! BlackOutUK encourages you to Know Your Baldwin for he speaks For Us and About Us and provides evidence of our existence not only as Black people but as Black Queer people Continue reading Reclaiming Jimmy
We’re massive fans of James Baldwin so are massively excited to announce a special preview screening of new documentary ‘I’m Not Your Negro’ on Sunday 19th March. Continue reading Event: I’m Not Your Negro Preview Screening 19/03
Each month we share a book that one of us loves. Have you read. . .? What’s it about? Reviews Good Reads The New Yorker New York Review of Books The Guardian/London Review of Books Let us know if you agree. . . Continue reading Have you read. . .?