from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Baraka, Imamu Amiri Originally LeRoi Jones (jōnz) Born 1934. American writer whose poems and plays, such as Slave Ship (1967), focus on racial conflict.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)
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| Reply sooo … Baraka is a crazy bod-modding goth kid? and Reptile is a man with a birth defect?
It is, admittedly, a disturbing proposition, but if Baraka is revolutionary there are certainly more radical works of his than this to prove this idea.
A friend of former Newark Deputy Mayor Ras Baraka was shot and killed in Baraka's luxury sports car early today in front of an Eckert Street residence, apparently after dropping Baraka off at the airport and returning to that location, according to a law enforcement official.
Besides the disappearance of Ras Baraka from the story, there is another coincidence that strike me as odd.
When you instruct your readers that the “proper response” to reading Amiri Baraka is “discussion and condemnation” you both confuse the register of poetry, and you beg the question.
The most important thing to keep in mind about Baraka, is that you definitely want to get the football into his hands so he can perform his magic.
Baraka is one of the most heavily recruited running backs in the country and has received offers from every major football power.
One of these deserters exchanged his load that morning with a boy called Baraka, who had charge of the medicine-box, because he was so careful.
A year earlier, an Indian restaurant in the same Shinfield Road site called Baraka was also given zero stars.
My Name is African Swahili - NOT EXACTLY, your name is Arabic and 'Baraka' (from which Barack came) means 'blessed' in that language.