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    • Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

      Today in Black History, 10/7/2013 - Amiri Baraka (Everett LeRoi Jones) published “Blues People: Negro Music in White America,” which is considered one of the most influential volumes of jazz criticism, in 1963. For more info, check out today's notes!

    • Welcome to Harlem

      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.

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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

    • Reyna Rojas

      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

    • Hookakat1

      Amiri Baraka, the poet, novelist, and activist once known as LeRoi Jones, has died at the age of 79.

    • Kayla Jones

      Amiri Baraka, formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an African-American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism.

    • Reggie Johnson

      1/15 Fusicology Events - From the Soundboard - Amiri Baraka This Wednesday (January 15) ‪#‎FromtheSoundboard‬ will feature the rare 1960s Spoken Word recordings of poet and social justice activist ‪#‎AmiriBaraka‬. ‪#‎NeverScared‬ ‪#‎AlwaysDifferent‬ Until then check out this past Wednesday show featuring listener phone calls about 2014 expectations.

    • Quiet! ~The Pin Head!~

      Oct 7, 1934 Amiri Baraka born in Newark, New Jersey, is an African-American poet, activist and scholar. He was an influential black nationalist and later became a Marxist. After three years in the U.S. Air Force, Jones joined the Beat movement in Greenwich Village. After the assassination of Malcolm X, he took the name Amiri Baraka and became involved in the Black Nationalist poetry and literature scenes. He later identified himself as a Marxist. Baraka died on January 9, 2014 at the age of 79.

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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

    Clint McCalla jr (The Augustan Magazine) Double heading, beard and a stick (cigar).

    U.S. March for Peace, Washington, D.C. I won't fight in Vietnam, 1965. It wasn't just hippies protesting. It was Ordinary people, including Vietnam Vets.

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

    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

    i still believe that peace and plenty and happiness can be worked out some way. i am a fool. • kurt vonnegut

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    Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart -

    Blues People by LeRoi Jones

    Aung San Suu Kyi

    Peace like a River

    Rik Mayall in London.

    Pete Seeger whose banjo reads, "This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender." (a counterpoint to Woody Guthrie's famous guitar. rw)

    Soror Ruby Dee .... in crimson.

    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.