It’s “Your Turn” to share your views about the stories Washingtonians are talking about ––from a rollback on federal health care subsidies to the name change of a Virginia high school named after a Confederate general.
Whether praised or criticized, the work of acclaimed poet and playwright Amiri Baraka has always evoked response, generally for its piercing examinations of anger and hostility in the Black community toward the dominant White culture. Baraka joins Kojo to discuss his life and work.
- Amira Baraka Poet, playwright, novelist, essayist
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