Amiri Baraka

poet, playwright and community activist

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Poet, playwright and longtime community activist, formerly known as LeRoi Jones; author of many books, including his latest, Tales of the Out & the Gone

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In the studios of Fox News, Rev. Jesse Jackson did not know the microphone was on, but was recorded saying to another guest, "Barack's been talking down to black people."

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