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Newark Mayor Remembers His Father Amiri Baraka's 'Incredible' Legacy
Remembering Amiri Baraka
Historian and author specializing in American political develo...
The belated hullaballoo over Norman Mailer is instructive when compared to the muted, quizzical response to the January 9 death of an equally prodigious, notorious man of letters, Amiri Baraka.
Reflections on Amiri Baraka
Afaa Michael Weaver
Alumnae Professor of English at Simmons College
The influence of reading him became the influence of knowing him. Baraka, the poet, playwright, essayist, and activist who died last week at the age of 79, embodied one of the most important periods in the evolution of American literature: Civil Rights.
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