Alternative Radio on 02/12/13

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Amiri Baraka on "Real Politics, Real Poetry"

Amiri Baraka - Real Politics, Real Poetry (lecture)

Amiri Baraka rose to fame in the 1960s as LeRoi Jones. His 1964 off-Broadway play, "Dutchman" created a sensation. Later he became Amiri Baraka and was a central figure in the Black Arts movement. He is an award-winning playwright and poet and recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the author of many books including "Home" and "Digging."


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