16Jan

Note: The following video by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan was delivered on the occasion of Amiri Baraka’s 75th Birthday in 2009:

 (FinalCall.com) – Amiri Baraka, 79, born in 1934 in a Newark, N.J. hospital teacher, activist, artist, leader, died on January 9 in a Newark, N.J. hospital. Mr. Baraka, born Everett LeRoi Jones,  leaves behind his wife Amina Baraka and children Ras Baraka, Lisa Jones, Kellie Jones, Obataj Baraka, Shani Baraka, Dominque DiPrima, Maria Jones, and Amiri Baraka, Jr. He attended Newark’s Barringer High School, Columbia University, The New School, Rutgers University and Howard University.

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