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Burt GLINN :: . Leroi JONES [aka Amiri BARAKA], one of the original Beat poets and controversial for his extreme political views, at his home in Newark, New Jersey, 1959

Chief Washakie. Chief Washakie was born to a Flathead (Salish) father and and Lemhi Shoshone mother.His prowess in battle, his efforts for peace, and his commitment to his people's welfare made him one of the most respected leaders in Native American history. Upon his death in 1900, he became the only known Native American to be given a full military funeral. By S Campos ~j

The System of Dante's Hell by LeRoi Jones (aka Amiri Baraka). London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1966. Hardcover: 1st British edition.


What Comes After the Eating, the Praying and the Loving?

As fans of Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir know, soul-searching across three countries led her to a happy ending with Felipe. Turns out that was just the beginning. Gilbert sat down with Lucy Kaylin to talk about her book, Committed, and how she made peace with marrying again.

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Amiri Baraka, formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka was arrested in Newark for allegedly possessing an illegal weapon and resisting arrest during the Newark Riots, July 1967.

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The Eclectic Modeling Career Of Robin Williams

Heres to a man that we grew up with, who could always make us laugh, and even cry.Rest in peace to everyone's favorite actor and comedian, Robin Williams.

Hettie Jones - during the Beat movement in New York, Hettie was married to poet Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka). Together the founded the literary magazine Yugen.


Remembering Roseland Ballroom

Prince in 1988 during his Lovesexy tour. [Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns]