Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka

Amiri Baraka , formerly known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was an African-American writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. He was the author of numerous books of poetry and taught at a number of universities, including the State University of New York at Buffalo and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Amiri Baraka has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Rally. The year with the most videos was 2008 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1999 with an average of 809 views per program. Most appearances with Herb Boyd (2), Cora Daniels (2), Quincy Troupe (2). Most common tag: African Americans.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Harlem Book Fair

    Harlem Book Fair

    Live coverage from the 10th annual Harlem Book Fair included: Schedule of Coverage: 11:15 am - 12:30 pm ET - 40 Years of African…

  • James Baldwin's Literary Legacy

    James Baldwin's Literary Legacy

    A panel discussion was held to recognize James Baldwin (1924-1987) and his place within the American literary canon. After the presentations, the panelists…

  • Anti-War Rally

    Anti-War Rally

    Speakers outlined the cost of the conflict in Iraq in both human and economic terms. They also contrasted the price of war with the…

  • Memorial Service for Kwame Ture

    Memorial Service for Kwame Ture

    Mr. Farrakahn and others paid tribute to civil rights leader Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, who died the…

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