Amiri Baraka

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Born: 10/07/1934 in Newark, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

Breaking the Rules 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder 2013 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Obscene 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed 2004 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Ralph Ellison: An American Journey 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry 2001 - 2002 (Tv Show)

Actor

Pinero 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Ralph Ellison: An American Journey 2001 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Fooling With Words With Bill Moyers 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Sounds of Poetry With Bill Moyers 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The Source 1999 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Bulworth 1998 (Movie)

Rastaman (Actor)

The Story of Gospel Music 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

W.E.B. Du Bois -- A Biography in Four Voices 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

Richard Wright: Black Boy 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The United States of Poetry 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

America's War on Poverty 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg 1994 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Newark: The Slow Road Back 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Voices on the Water 1986 (Movie)

Writer (Actor)

Poetry in Motion 1981 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

One American Movie/1 A.M. 1970 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Writer (3)

The Gaming Table 1992 (Movie)

("The Dutchman") (Play as Source Material)

A Fable 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Dutchman 1967 (Movie)

(Play as Source Material)

EDUCATION

Rutgers University

Howard University

Columbia University

The New School for Social Research

Milestones

2008

Awarded the PEN Open Book Award

2002

Gave public reading of his controversial poem, "Somebody Blew Up America?"

2002

Served as the second Poet Laureate of New Jersey

1984

Became a full-time professor at Rutgers Univeristy

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