Amiri Baraka

Born Oct 7, 1934
  • Writer, Poet, Actor, Teacher, Author, Playwright
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, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and ...
Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka Stats

Nickname

: Everett LeRoi Jones, Baraka, Amiri, Imamu Baraka, Imamu Amiri Baraka, LeRoy Jones

Profession

: Writer, Poet, Actor, Teacher, Author, Playwright

Ethnicity

: African American

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: October 7, 1934

Place of Birth

: Newark
Appearances

Amiri Baraka Film Roles

  1. Bulworth
    Rastaman
  2. 500 Years Later
    500 Years Later
  3. Retour à Gorée
    Retour à Gorée
  4. Obscene
    Obscene
  5. Hubert Selby Jr: It'll Be Better Tomorrow
    Hubert Selby Jr: It'll Be Better Tomorrow
  6. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within

Amiri Baraka Film Appearances

  1. Motherland
  2. The Black Candle
    The Black Candle
  3. Chisholm `72: Unbought & Unbossed
    Chisholm `72: Unbought & Unbossed
  4. Lunatics, Lovers and Poets
  5. William S. Burroughs: A Man Within
  6. All the Notes
  7. Obscene
    Obscene
  8. Ferlinghetti
  9. Revolution '67
    Revolution '67
  10. Corso: The Last Beat

Amiri Baraka Albums

  1. Real Song

Amiri Baraka Books

  1. Afrikan revolution
  2. AM/TRAK
  3. Anthology of African American Women
  4. The Baptism & The toilet
  5. Black magic: Sabotage, Target study, Black art
  6. Black music
  7. Blues people
  8. Conversations with Amiri Baraka
  9. Daggers and javelins
  10. The dead lecturer