AMIRI BARAKA

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BARAKA--Amiri, The American Academy of Arts and Letters notes with sorrow the death of our distinguished colleague. He was a leader in the Black Arts movement 50 years ago; of his reputation as a controversial voice then, he later described himself as a "revolutionary optimist."

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 12, 2014
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