Amiri Baraka

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African-American writer

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According to Wikipedia, Amiri Baraka , previously known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at several universities, including the University at Buffalo and Stony Brook University. He received the PEN/Beyond Margins Award in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone. Baraka's plays, poetry, and essays have been described by scholars as constituting defining texts for African-American culture.

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Amiri Baraka's Published Works

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Amiri Baraka is most known for their academic work in the field of literature. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and communications.

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