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Imamu Amiri Baraka
(1934-____) born on
Oct 7
US playwright, poet, novelist, essayist. He wrote of the experiences and anger of black Americans with an affirmation of black life; was also a leading black nationalist.
         
   
F
A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom.

R
Thought is more important than art. . . . To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.
A
The African, because of the violent differences between what was native and what he was forced to in slavery, developed some of the most complex and complicated ideas about the world imaginable.
N
To name something is to wait for it in the place you think it will pass.
K
A rich man told me recently that a liberal is a man who tells other people what to do with their money.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
A: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
N: In "Famous Black Quotations," ed. Janet Cheatham Bell, 1995.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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