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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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Revitalizing the African American Reparations Movement

Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announced that a grand jury has indicted the six…
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The Black Power Movement

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Ex-Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin on the Execution of Troy Davis

The former Atlanta mayor speaks out on the controversial issue at a Sept. 22nd Kennesaw State University lecture.Read more…

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Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) – Clay

As anyone criticized by Black Twitter can tell you, the cultural phenomenon is one hell of a force to reckon with.
Because of it, the Twittersphere sees constant conversation surrounding the Black experience and highlights issues often overlooked, and sometimes created by, mainstream media. Alongside this, explosive hashtags are also birthed calling out people, publications and generalstatusRead more…

Ex-Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin on the Execution of Troy Davis

Uber partners with UN Women to create 1 million jobs for women by 2020
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