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Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014

Amiri Baraka is also sometimes known as LeRoi Jones and as Ameer Imamu Baraka.
PRA Archive #sort descending Title Description Genre Broadcast Date
BB0482 Philistinism and the Negro writer

Poet and playwright LeRoi Jones (a.k.a. Amiri Baraka) delivers a speech at the Negro Writers...

KPFA, 7 Aug. 1964. First KPFA broadcast 1964-09-30
BB0506 The Black revolution and the white backlash / introduced by Wilbert Tatum.

David Susskind, Leroi Jones, Ruby Dee, Charles Silberman, Paule Marshall, John Killens, James...

WBAI, 24 June 1964.
BB1910 Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones poetry reading

This is a recording of the session during which Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KPFA, 3 Oct. 1964.
BB3072 Memorial for Malcolm X / produced by Ken Wibecan

On the life and work of the slain Black leader. This memorial meeting was held in Rockland...

WBAI, July 26, 1965; KPFA, October 15, 1970
BB3125 The Leroi Jones trial.

Report on Jones' trial.

WBAI, 10 Jan. 1968.
BB3856.07 Slave ship / by Leroi Jones ; directed by Robert Kalfin.

Performance of Jones' play for radio.

WBAI, 11 Feb. 1970.
BB4613 LeRoi Jones interviewed by Earl Anthony

Earl Anthony of the Black Panther Party interviews Black poet and playwright LeRoi Jones (Amiri...

KPFK, 8 May 1968.
BB5262 The Leroi Jones press conference / produced by Charles Hobson.

Report on Jones' press conference at the Black Power conference.

KPFA, 22 July 1967.
BC2213 Callender and Baraka talk / Imamu Baraka ; interviewed by Courtney Callender.


WBAI, 197-.
IZ0098 It's nation time! / Imamu Amiri Baraka.

A recording by Baraka and friends in 1969; distributed by Motown.

WBAI, Aug. 6, 1977.
IZ1083 The Velvet Sledgehammer - August 11, 1982: Poetry reading at Plowshares III Coffeehouse

Poetry reading hosted by Nancy DuPlessis, held June 24th, 1982 at the Plowshare III Coffee House...

American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism WBAI, 11 Aug. 1982
KZ1098 The Dutchman / by Imamu Amiri Baraka ; directed by Paul Vangelisti.

One-act play.

KPFK, Jan. 12, 1982.
SZ0244 Amiri Baraka on politics, poetry and the blues / interviewed by David Barsamian.

Discussion of the 1984 Democratic Convention, Jesse Jackson, Andrew Young and Walter Mondale....

KGNU, 27 July 1984.
SZ0428 Remembering Trane / narrated by Quincy Troups ; produced by Steve Rowland and Elisabeth Perez-Luna.

A biographical sketch of one of the 20th century's most influential musicians, John...

SZ0534.05 Craig Harris and David Murray and Amiri Baraka / produced by Elisabeth Perez-Luna and Len Perskie.

Performance music documentary. Trombonist Harris, one of the new wave of modern jazz performers...

Satellite, 15 Mar. 1990.
SZ0666 Bob Kaufman, poet : the life and times of an African-American man / written and produced by David Henderson ; narrated by Al Young.

Documentary from interviews and old recordings which examines the life and work of Bob Kaufman....

TZ0034 The Ancient tradition of oral literature : Africa and West Indies / produced by Patt McRae.

Lorenzo Thomas, author of Chances Are Few and The Bathers, discusses the relationship of music,...

KPFK, 1 Jan. 1981.
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