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.
"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.