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Amiri Baraka

LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka) at his home in Newark, NJ (1959)

Amiri Baraka aka Leroy Jones

Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones), poet and author

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka

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

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.


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

MLK & Coretta

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

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.

Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pALWIj9ketA

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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.

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

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

Peace like a River

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