Amiri Baraka oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
Amiri Baraka interview conducted by Shannon Evans
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The interview includes Amiri Baraka's memories of growing up in Newark, New Jersey, attending Howard University and serving in the Air Force, where he was discharged and accused of being a communist. He recalls moving to New York, writing poetry with the Beat Poets and visiting Cuba. He also discusses his involvement in the civil rights and Black nationalist movements and the Million Man ...