Amiri Baraka

Birthday
Oct 7, 1934

Bio:

Compelling, controversial, multifaceted belletrist Amiri Baraka endured a series of lifestyle changes and a dramatic intellectual and creative evolution over time, but ultimately came to symbolize the perfect union of personal literary expression and racially charged political activism. A New Jersey native, born LeRoy Jones (he later modified it to… More

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