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12 Quotes From The Late Amiri Baraka

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

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Poet Amiri Baraka Is Dead at 79

Amiri Baraka, (Leroi Jones) R.I.P. - The poet and playwright who was one of the central voices in the Black Power movement, died Thursday, 1/9/2014 at age 79.

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Amiri Baraka, a seminal Beat poet, angry playwright, revolutionary activist and scrappy indie publisher from Newark,

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A Nation Within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) and Black Power Politics (Paperback)

Poet and playwright Amiri Baraka is best known as one of the African American writers who helped ignite the Black Arts Movement. This book examines Baraka's cultural approach to Black Power politics a

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from nytimes.com

Amiri Baraka, Polarizing Poet and Playwright, Dies at 79

“Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.” - Amiri Baraka

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A Review of "Blues People" by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)

Greg Ruggiero, editor of the City Lights Open Media Series, writes: I was good friends with Amiri Baraka—I think Allen Ginsberg first introduced us at a poetry reading in Newark in the early and in 1994 I published Baraka’s poem Funk Lore as a pamphlet.

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from NPR.org

Amiri Baraka Didn't Worry About His Politics Overpowering His Poetry

Amiri Baraka Didn't Worry About His Politics Overpowering His Poetry | JANUARY 31, 2015 | TOM VITALE | NPR

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