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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

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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.

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Newark, NJ

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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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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Remembering Roseland Ballroom

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