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15th Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival: Amiri Baraka Tribute

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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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Ferguson Missouri Police Prepare For War With Citizens

Joe Biggs and the infowars crew are on the ground in Ferguson Missouri to report on the police brutality of Ferguson’s own citizens. People are protesting the wrongful shooting of Mike Brown a teen in the community. The infowars crew talk with the protesters as the militarized police wait to pounce and abuse their right to protest for justice. Follow Alex on TWITTER – https://twitter.com/RealAlexJones Infowars on G+ – https://plus.google.com/+infowars/ Like Alex on FACEBOOK –
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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.
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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) – Clay

February 3, 2010.
Amiri Baraka originally published poetry under his birth name, LeRoi Jones. He was born in 1934 and in 1957 he moved to New York where he got heavily involved in the Beat movement in Greenwich Village. He currently teaches at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Clay
Killed

by a white woman

on a subway
in 1964.
he rose
to be first negroRead more…

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Amiri Baraka on his poetry and breaking rules

The art of the selfie is under attack. From the Met Gala to the Cannes Film Festival to Coachella, high-profile events have recently instituted measures meant to limit or altogether delete the taking of selfies. But you can’t tell that to multimedia artist, Rafia Santana, with the debut of herSELFiEexhibition at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA).
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