Amiri Baraka at the National Black Political Convention in 1972
"Amiri Baraka, a poet and playwright of pulsating rage, whose long illumination of the black experience in America was called incandescent in some quarters and incendiary in others, died on Thursday in Newark. He was 79." - NY Times
Accordion players, packed cars and fare-dodgers: Black and white pictures show New York commuters in the 50s and 60s... but has it really changed that much?
This collection of images shows the underground regions of the city from the 1950s and 1960s, chronicling the most mundane of daily commutes and turning them into brilliant glimpses into the lives of strangers.
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A Woman Shielding Her Head by Edward Steichen
Publication: VogueImage Type: PhotographDate: June 1st, 1934Description: A woman wearing a halter neck shielding her head.
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Newark, New Jersey. 1959. Leroi Jones, one of the original Beat poets and controversial for his extreme political views, at his home in Newark. Now known as Amiri Baraka, he was named Poet Laureate of...
Amiri Baraka, Politics, and Tough Love
Amiri Baraka loved his people. Loved us romantically, paternally, loyally, protectively, proudly, fiercely. This deep, intelligent love—uncompromising and impatient, sacrificial and bottomless—is t…