African-American poet, critic, and dramatist known for works such as Blues People: Negro Music in White America (nonfiction), The System of Dante’s Hell (fiction), A Black Mass (drama), and Slave Ship (poems). He served as Poet Laureate of New Jersey from 2002-2003.
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|FULL NAME:||Amiri Baraka|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 7, 1934|
|AGE:||85 years old|
Amiri Baraka is a Poet. He had two daughters with writer Hettie Cohen. With his second wife, Amina Baraka (born Sylvia Robinson), he had seven more children. He attended Rutgers University and Columbia University. He published his first poetic work, Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note, in 1961.
DID YOU KNOW His 2006 fiction work, Tales of the Out and the Gone, received the PEN Open Book Award in 2008.
FACT He appeared in Bulworth, a 1998 film that starred Warren Beatty as Senator Jay Billington Bulworth.
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Currently, Amiri Baraka is 85 years old. He will celebrate his 86th birthday on a Sunday, October 7th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Amiri Baraka’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, Libra’s life pursuit is to be consistent and a secret desire to live an easy, uncomplicated life. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are: cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, avoids confrontations, will carry a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra are Aries, Sagittarius.
Amiri Baraka was born in the Year of the Dog. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They’re not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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