Leroi Jones

Leroi Jones

Like Rousseau, by Amiri  Baraka - Then back off, and where you go? / Box of words    and pictures. / Steel balloons tied to our mouths.  /  The room fills up, and the house. Street tilts.

Like Rousseau, by Amiri Baraka - Then back off, and where you go? / Box of words and pictures. / Steel balloons tied to our mouths. / The room fills up, and the house. Street tilts.

“The word 'art' is something the West has never understood. Art is supposed to be a part of a community. Like, scholars are supposed to be a part of a community… Art is to decorate people’s houses, their skin, their clothes, to make them expand their minds, and it’s supposed to be right in the community, where they can have it when they want it… It’s supposed to be as essential as a grocery store… that’s the only way art can function naturally.”—Amiri Baraka #Manifesto

“The word 'art' is something the West has never understood. Art is supposed to be a part of a community. Like, scholars are supposed to be a part of a community… Art is to decorate people’s houses, their skin, their clothes, to make them expand their minds, and it’s supposed to be right in the community, where they can have it when they want it… It’s supposed to be as essential as a grocery store… that’s the only way art can function naturally.”—Amiri Baraka #Manifesto

The so-called Beat Generation was a whole bunch of people, of all different nationalities, who came to the conclusion that society sucked. -- Amiri Baraka Clique na foto para garantir livros da Beat Generation.

The so-called Beat Generation was a whole bunch of people, of all different nationalities, who came to the conclusion that society sucked. -- Amiri Baraka Clique na foto para garantir livros da Beat Generation.

The Story Behind This Beautiful Photo Of Maya Angelou And Amiri Baraka Dancing

The Story Behind This Beautiful Photo Of Maya Angelou And Amiri Baraka Dancing

“Amiri Baraka was already the people’s poet when he answered to the name LeRoi Jones. We had a very famous photograph taken in 1991 by Chester Higgins, Jr. The photograph appeared in the New.

Amiri Baraka, Polarizing Poet and Playwright, Dies at 79 - NYTimes.

Amiri Baraka, Polarizing Poet and Playwright, Dies at 79

Amiri Baraka, Polarizing Poet and Playwright, Dies at 79 - NYTimes.

"Somebody Blew Up America" by Amiri Baraka  | The poet icon and political activist Amiri Baraka performs with Rob Brown, an eloquent and versatile saxophonist with a deep knowledge of jazz, in a reading from his book "Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems.

"Somebody Blew Up America" by Amiri Baraka | The poet icon and political activist Amiri Baraka performs with Rob Brown, an eloquent and versatile saxophonist with a deep knowledge of jazz, in a reading from his book "Somebody Blew Up America & Other Poems.

ITS NATION TIME, A RBG RIU Tribute to Dr. Imamu Amiri Baraka (2 Vids.) by RBG Communiversity via slideshare

ITS NATION TIME, A RBG RIU Tribute to Dr. Imamu Amiri Baraka (2 Vids.) by RBG Communiversity via slideshare

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.

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.

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

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

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