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Whys Black Magicians: Amiri Baraka in Word and Image

Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 7:30pm

Afrikan Heritage House (Lord-Saunders), Lord Lounge 126 Forest Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

A commemoration of the writings of poet, essayist, novelist, playwright, and activist Amiri Baraka, who recently died at age 80. Included in the program is a screening of the 1967 cinema adaptation of Baraka's award-winning play  The Dutchman, starring Al Freeman Jr. and Shirley Knight.

Sponsored by Afrikan Heritage House and the Africana studies department.

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Speakers, Discussions, Black History Month, Signature Programs


Africana Studies, Academic

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Toni Myers

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