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Amiri Baraka

from TIME.com

Poet Amiri Baraka Is Dead at 79

Amiri Baraka, (Leroi Jones) R.I.P. - The poet and playwright who was one of the central voices in the Black Power movement, died Thursday, 1/9/2014 at age 79.

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from 338: American Literature since 1865--Spring 2012

Black Nationalism (’65-’74)

Amiria Baraka areested during 1967 Neward Riots and althoug acquited further his radicalism & deication to ___Black Nationalism ('65-'74) | 338: American Literature since 1865 ...

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“Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.” - Amiri Baraka

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from BuzzFeed

12 Quotes From The Late Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka, the poet, novelist, and activist once known as LeRoi Jones, has died at the age of 79. | 12 Quotes From The Late Amiri Baraka

RIP - Al Freeman Jr. (March 21, 1934 - August 9, 2012). Freeman starred in Amiri Baraka's controversial play Dutchman and in the film My Sweet Charlie. He played Elijah Muhammed in Spike Lee's Malcolm X, and appeared on television in One Life to Live (winning a Daytime Emmy Award) and The Cosby Show. He also taught in the Theater Arts Department at Howard University.

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from EyeSeeMe African American Children's Bookstore

My Black Me: A Beginning Book of Black Poetry

My Black Me: A Beginning Book of Black Poetry - EyeSeeMe African American Children's Bookstore

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Amiri Baraka, a seminal Beat poet, angry playwright, revolutionary activist and scrappy indie publisher from Newark,

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"Somebody Blew Up America" by Amiri Baraka | The poet icon and political activist Amiri Baraka performs with Rob Brown, an eloquent and versatile saxophonist with a deep knowledge of jazz, in a reading from his book "Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems.

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