Imamu Amiri Baraka

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United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)

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they sometimes excite, Amiri Baraka lives in the world.
Amiri Baraka shows up in black Canadian politics in the late 1960s and continuously after as a figure representing a black global consciousness concerned with producing freedom.
With a career that spanned almost fifty years, Amiri Baraka sported several titles; poet, playwright, novelist, dramatist, musical critic, activist and writer among others.
From Amiri Baraka, I learned that all art is political, although I don't write political plays," the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist August Wilson once said.
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.
With: Kate Rigg, James Luna, Pipi Thomas, Danny Hoch, Havnani-Kay Trask, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Raymond "Boots" Riley, Culture Clash, Andy Bumatal, Ahmed Ahmed, Beau Sin, Kamau Daoud, Amiri Baraka, Lalo Guerrero, Willie Perdomo, Mayda del Valle, Shabaka, Michael Franti.
At Howard University in 1987, Bill Stephney found himself on a panel discussion with Amiri Baraka, dub poet Mutabaruka and musician James Mtume.
The choice of Amiri Baraka to pen the afterword does not reassure.
Amiri Baraka, The Essence of Reparations (Philipsburg, St.
When asked what prompted her to write her memoir How I Became Hettie Jones, the poet and one time wife of Amiri Baraka (Leroy Jones) said that she wanted people to know that even before the women's movement of the '70s, she and other women had "removed themselves from general cultural expectations .
Shepp is often linked ideologically with Black Arts Movement writer Amiri Baraka.
Contemporary African-American Theater Afrocentricity in the Works of Larry Neal, Amiri Baraka, and Charles Fuller.
Gaines' book and lyrics - occasionally trite, but at their best sounding like Public Enemy's Chuck D reciting Langston Hughes or Amiri Baraka.