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    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.

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    Amiri Baraka Biography

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"Since the rich eat more/ than anybody else/ It is reasonable to assume/ that they are more full of shit." -Baraka Amini

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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

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Carmen de Lavallade & Geoffrey Holder. 57 years strong. Annie - I asked my mother if I could be Annie and he could take care of me. - Kafi

The System of Dante's Hell by LeRoi Jones (aka Amiri Baraka). London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1966. Hardcover. First British edition. Early work by the civil rights activist, poet, and author who in the late 1960s adopted the name Imamu Amiri Baraka.