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Sweet/Black Dada Nihilismus – Amiri Baraka(Leroi Jones)&The New York Art Quartet

Sweet/Black Dada Nihilismus – Amiri Baraka(Leroi Jones)&The New York Art Quartet Album – New York Art Quartet (1964) Roswell Rudd – Trombone John Tchicai -Alto Sax Lewis Worrell – Bass Milford Graves – Percussion Leroi Jones – Recitation
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…
Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education
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African American Artists: from history to art

Professional sports love to wrap themselves in the American flag. They assume that spectators and television viewers are super patriotic and that they will appreciate their favorite sport's devotion to the spirit of nationalism and gratitude towards those who made sacrifices for our country. Every home club selects someone to sing the National Anthem before the game begins, and the flag waves on high. It was not always so. The patriotic ritual only began in baseball during the First
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Amiri Baraka on his poetry and breaking rules

Protesters gathered outside the South Carolina Capitol on Tuesday to protest the Confederate flag.
Debate over the flag was prompted by the killing of nine people in a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina. While the American and South Carolina flags were lowered to half-staff in honor of the shooting victims, theConfederate flag was not, as it’s South Carolina law for the flag to flyat the top of its staff* next to the Confederate Soldier’s Monument on the statehouseRead more…

Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

Start your day with a little creativity at AAF in the Black Enterprise Empowerment Zone….
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Amiri Baraka: Evolution of a Revolutionary Poet

After coming off the bench this season, Andre Iguodala cemented what an integral role that was for the Warriors this year, by capping it off as the 2015 NBA Finals MVP.
Iguodala was announced the recipient of the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after the Warriors’ Game 6 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, which secured Golden State’s NBA championship — the team’s first in 40 years.
“They called me young Scottie Pippen, young Penny Hardaway, young Grant Hill when I wasRead more…