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In the Garden State: Ras Baraka, Son of Amiri Baraka, Grows Up to be Mayor of the City of Newark July 3, 2014: Congratulations to Ras Baraka: Mayor of the City of Newark!!! Read all about his campaign and his victory, right here right now, at The Nation. The election-night victory party for Ras Baraka, the [...] by

Remembering Amiri Baraka January 20, 2014: The New York Times reports on Amiri Baraka’s funeral, which took place this weekend at Newark Symphony Hall. The service was lead by Danny Glover, who was influenced by Baraka as a student in [...] by

Happy 50th Birthday Blues People! July 30, 2013: Congratulations to Amiri Baraka, author of the now-fifty-years-old Blues People! Baraka’s stunning book, about the people who first began to make and who popularized the blues, has been in [...] by