But then we don’t get all that much symbolism of Baldwin himself. This decision may might appear to be confounding at first he was, all things considered, one of only a handful couple of unmistakable African-American intelligent people who were consistent habitations on system TV in the 1960s, and from what little we see of those minutes (the highlights incorporate some decision bits from “The Dick Cavett Show”) plainly Peck could have manufactured a delightful element just around James Baldwin the camera subject: that is the means by which legitimate he was.
Be that as it may, this choice and others bode well as the film unfurls. “I Am Not Your Negro” is not inspired by giving us the full circular segment of Baldwin’s life. It is primarily keen on showing how he saw and expounded on the world.