amiri baraka

On the “A” with Souleo: 3 crowdfunding projects for your consideration

3 CrowdfundingProjects That Are Worth Your Consideration

From Spike Lee (Da Sweet Blood of Jesus) to Don Cheadle (the forthcoming Miles Davis biopic Miles…

Final Goodbye: AP’s Unabridged Roll Call of Some Who Died in 2014

Saying “Goodbye” in 2014

They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady,…

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Amiri Baraka’s ‘Dutchman’ Turns 50 [REVIEW]

The late Amiri Baraka was more than an acclaimed poet and author; he was an…

Sonia Sanchez

Sonia Sanchez Speaks Truth to Power, Poetically [INTERVIEW]

Consider it a creative insult to limit poetry’s national recognition to the month of April.…

Amiri Baraka LeRoi Jones

The Gift of Amiri Baraka

If you are lucky, or blessed, you will meet someone of such wisdom, courage, creativity…

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Amour: Baraka in Memorium

I think about a time when I will be relaxed. When flames and non-specific passions…

LeRoi Jones and Diane Di Prima

[VINTAGE VISION] Baraka and the Black Arts Movement

Many young writers, no matter how independent they are as thinkers, want to be down…

Amiri Baraka, ‘Why Is We Americans?’

Amiri Baraka, in season 1, episode 4 of Def Poetry Jam.

[REMEMBERING AMIRI BARAKA] “Notes for a Speech”

African blues does not know me. Their steps, in sands of their own land. A…

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka Passes

Amiri Baraka, the longtime activist and former poet laureate of New Jersey died today, officials…