Who are LeRoi Jones?

  • (noun): United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934).
    Synonyms: Baraka, Imamu Amiri Baraka

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Black Arts Movement - History
... In March 1965 following the 21 February assassination of Malcolm X, LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka) moved from Manhattan's Lower East Side uptown to Harlem, an exodus considered ... Jones was a highly visible publisher (Yugen and Floating Bear magazines, Totem Press), a celebrated poet (Preface to a Twenty-Volume Suicide Note, 1961, and The Dead Lecturer, 1964), a major music ... time had been closely associated with the civil rights movement, Jones was the most respected and most widely published black writer of his generation ...

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