Imamu Amiri Baraka

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Noun1.Imamu Amiri Baraka - United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)
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Contributors to this book include Robert "Bobby" Moore, Abyssinian Carto, Brenda Do Harris, Robert Hill, Amiri Baraka, Leith Mullings, Issa G.
The Hangover Hour Spoken Word Salon Local poet Angel Gonzalez reads the work of Amiri Baraka, 5 p.
We mourn the loss of Amiri Baraka, who was a very influential man in the African-American writing world and internationally.
For Amiri Baraka, Looney looks at an early work, written while Baraka still called himself LeRoi Jones.
Williams, National Book Award Winners Nikky Finney and Terrance Hayes, Chilean National Literature Prize winner Raul Zarita, Ireland's Most Honored Woman Poet Eavan Boland, California Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, and Founder of the Black Arts Movement Amiri Baraka
Walker explores the conversion narratives of four ethnic American authors--Malcolm X (and his amanuensis, Alex Haley), Oscar Zeta Acosta, Amiri Baraka, and Richard Rodriguez--in order to complicate the presumption that conversions are wholly benign, epiphanic experiences between converts and their God.
Some of the most prominent figures in the Beat Movement--including Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Amiri Baraka, were attracted to the new Cuba as a place where people would be racially equal, sexually free and politically enfranchised.
Ten members of the State University of New York's theatre and dance department will perform Slave Ship by Amiri Baraka at the Cornerstone festival.
Her blasting of the infamously volatile Amiri Baraka (a.
In Tejumola Olaniyan's study of modern African American and Afro-Caribbean drama, Scars of Conquest, Masks of Resistance (1995), he explains that a useful way to understand the force of change that black writers have engineered in American cultural life is to note the way that playwrights such as Derek Walcott, Ntozake Shange, and Amiri Baraka illustrate that "social relations have no essence, transhistorical or axiomatic, but are always paradigmatic, arbitrary, contextual--in short, historical.
Du Bois and writer Zora Neale Hurston, pulls over to take on 1960s Black Arts activists Amiri Baraka and H.