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Wise, Why's, Y's: The Griot's Song Djeli YA

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A poetic voyage in five parts that charts the ebbs and flows of the African-American movement.
Paperback, 132 pages
Published December 1st 1995 by Third World Press (first published February 1st 1994)
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Baraka was born Everett LeRoy Jones in Newark, New Jersey, where he attended Barringer High School. His father, Coyt Leverette Jones, worked as a postal supervisor and lift operator. His mother, Anna Lois (née Russ), was a social worker. In 1967 he adopted the African name Imamu Amear Baraka, which he later changed to Amiri Baraka.

The Universities where he studied were Rutgers, Columbia, and Howar
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