Imamu Amiri Baraka :
- n United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)
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- R.I.P. Amiri Baraka
Amiri Baraka , the provocative writer, critic, activist, professor, and former poet laureate of New Jersey, has died, the Los Angeles Times reports . In late December, he was hospitalized due to an undisclosed illness. He was 79. Baraka was born Everett LeRoi Jones in 1934 in Newark, New Jersey. (In the mid-60s, he changed his name to Imamu Amiri Baraka.) He was a poet, playwright, and author ...
Jan. 9, 2014 - Pitchfork