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Jan 9, 2014 – Amiri Baraka, formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, is an African-American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He is the author of numerous books of poetry and has taught at a number of universities, includin
Conversations with Amiri Baraka
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Hubert Selby Jr: It'll Be Better Tomorrow
Jan 10, 2014 – Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow is a 2005 documentary film about writer Hubert Selby, Jr.. The film's title It/ll Be Better Tomorrow is taken from Selby's novel, The Demon, the slash is included in Selby's typography. In the film, Selby exp
Jan 11, 2014 – Revolution ’67 is an illuminating account of events too often relegated to footnotes in U.S. history – the black urban rebellions of the 1960s. Focusing on the six-day Newark, N.J., outbreak in mid-July, Revolution ’67 reveals how the distur...
Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg
Jan 11, 2014 – The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg is a 1993 film by Jerry Aronson chronicling the poet Allen Ginsberg's life from his birth and early childhood to his thoughts about death at the age of 66. The film has been completed and released a number of time
W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices
Feb 21, 2014 – W.E.B. Du Bois: A Biography in Four Voices is a 1996 documentary biographical film written by Toni Cade Bambara, Amiri Baraka, Wesley Brown and Thulani Davis and directed by Louis J. Massiah.
New York Art Quartet
May 15, 2014 – The New York Art Quartet was a free jazz ensemble made up of saxophonist John Tchicai, trombonist Roswell Rudd, drummer Milford Graves and bassists Lewis Worrell, Reggie Workman and Finn Von Eyben. They formed in 1964. The reformed in 1999 for a perf
May 19, 2014 –  Labtekwon is a hip hop artist from Baltimore, Maryland. His explanation of the name is an acronym for "Lifeform Advanced Beyond Terrestrial Esoterics King Warrior Of Nubia." Labtekwon is the youngest son of soul singer Harry Young, Jr., also known
Jun 6, 2014 – Chuck Perkins is an American spoken word poet, orator, narrator, and activist who infuses the rhythms and vernacular from the Crescent City into his musical spoken word pieces. The New Orleans Times-Picayune says that he, "recites poetry like a prize
Jan 11, 2014 – Blues People is a seminal study of Afro-American music by Amiri Baraka, who published it as LeRoi Jones in 1963. In Blues People Baraka explores the possibility that the history of black Americans can be traced through the evolution of their music. I
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