Amiri Baraka reads his poem Black Art with Sonny Murray on drums, Albert Ayler on tenor saxophone, Don Cherry on trumpet, Henry Grimes on bass, Louis Worrell on bass, for the album Sonny’s Time Now. The first album lead by Sonny Murray, Sonny’s Time Now was released on Baraka’s Jihad records in 1967. Decades later it was reissued by DIW in Japan in a limited edition. Black Art remains one of Baraka’s most controversial poems, even at this late date. Composed and recorded with the fires of
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal says she will speak about the furor over racial identity sparked after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years, but she is actually white.
KHQ-TV in Spokane reported that Dolezal sent a message to NAACP members saying she would address the situation at a Monday night meeting of the group.
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