Amiri Baraka
#2950 Overall Influence

Amiri Baraka

African-American writer

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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 State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received the PEN/Beyond Margins Award in 2008 for Tales of the Out and the Gone.

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The New School
The New School

University in New York City, located mostly in Greenwich Village

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Howard University
Howard University

University in Washington D.C.

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San Francisco State University
San Francisco State University

University in San Francisco, California

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Stony Brook University

Public university in Stony Brook, New York, United States

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Rutgers University
Rutgers University

Multi-campus American public research university in New Jersey, United States

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University at Buffalo
University at Buffalo

University with campuses in and around Buffalo, NY and Amherst, NY

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#629 World Rank #142 USA Rank
Literature
#3620 World Rank #2046 USA Rank
Communications