Amiri Baraka

February 19, 2015
Slaveship

Theatre Baltimore: ‘Slaveship: A Tribute To Amiri Baraka’ At Arena Players

February 19, 2015 - Segment 2 - We get a special sneak preview at the production currently playing at the Arena Players in Baltimore, Amiri Baraka's Slaveship: A Tribute to Amiri Baraka.With director Rosiland W. Cauthen and actors Nathan Couser, Malcolm Anomanchi, and Tracie Jiggetts.
May 14, 2014
ras-baraka

Ras Baraka, The New Mayor Of Newark

May 14, 2014 - Segment 3 - We look at yesterday's heated mayoral election in Newark, New Jersey, where Ras Baraka, community activist, high school principal and son of beloved poet Amiri Baraka, won the seat that Cory Booker vacated. We're joined by Todd Burroughs, writer, consultant, and independent researcher.
January 14, 2014
Amiri Baraka

Legacy of Amiri Baraka (1934-2014)

January 14, 2014 - Segment 2 - We honor the legacy of poet and author Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) who died last week with Dr. Jelani Cobb, Dr. Komozi Woodard and Bashi Rose.