Amiri Baraka

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Amiri Baraka is a professor emeritus of African Studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He is the author of over 40 books of essays, poems, and dramas including,  It’s Nation Time (1970), Preface to a Twenty-Volume Suicide Note (1961) and Digging: The Afro-American Soul of American Classical Music (2009).  Amiri Baraka is the Poet Laureate of New Jersey.

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