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10th January 2014

"R.I.P. Amiri Baraka, an influence of my youth, a Giant of a writer, a Voice of the people! So glad to have been up close & personal." Samuel L. Jackson pays tribute to poet Amiri...

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Amiri Baraka Dead At 79

10th January 2014

Controversial poet and playwright Amiri Baraka has died at the age of 79.Baraka passed away on Thursday (09Jan14) in New Jersey, weeks after battling a mystery illness in the hospital, according to the Los Angeles...

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Poet Amiri Baraka Recovering From Illness

30th December 2013

Controversial poet and playwright Amiri Baraka is recovering after spending the holidays in hospital battling a mystery illness.The 79 year old was admitted to the intensive care unit at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark,...

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