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    • Reggie Johnson

      This Wednesday (January 15) #FromtheSoundboard will feature the rare Jihad sessions of beat poet and activist #AmiriBaraka. I dare you to find another radio station that will air this without interruption. #NeverScared #AlwaysDifferent Starting 3 am. #WBAI #soonfeed #fusicology

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      Black History Meets Black Music: 'Blues People' at 50 This article discusses 'The Blues People' by Amiri Baraka. The historical value of the work, the fact that the book has never been out of print, and what Baraka is currently involved in.

    • teresa wiles

      Amiri Baraka Biography

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