Amiri Baraka Dead: Controversial Author And Activist Dies At 79

January 9, 2014   // 0 Comments

Portrait of American writer Amiri Baraka, USA, 17th March 2013. (Photo by Mick Gold/Redferns)   By HILLEL ITALIE  NEW YORK (AP) — Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, has died. He was 79. His booking agent, Celeste Bateman, told The Asso...

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