Marvin X audio visual collection. ca. 1980-2003.
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Educator, poet, playwright, essaytist, and activist Marvin X (born Marvin Jackmon, also known as Imam El Muhajir) was born on May 29, 1944 and grew up in Oakland and Fresno, California. After attending Merrit College in Oakland, he received his B.A. and M.A. in English from San Francisco State University. He has taught English, creative writing, journalism, Arabic, and drama at Fresno State University, U.C. Berkeley, U.C. San Diego, San Francisco State University, Mills College, the University o...
Co-founder of Black Panther Party, presidential candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party (1968), and author of Soul on Ice. From the description of Papers ca. 1969-1977. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55998690 Eldridge Cleaver was born August 3, 1935 in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. During his youth he was convicted of various drug and assault charges and spent time in reformatories and prisons. His experiences led him to become a follower of Malcolm X and the Nation of...
Amiri Baraka was born LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, in 1934. He was educated at Rutgers and Howard Universities, graduating from the latter at the age of 19. In 1958 he founded the influential poetry magazine Yugen, which ran until 1962. His writings, including fiction, essays, and poetry, appeared in such publications as The nation, Evergreen review, Downbeat, and The floating bear. From the description of Imamu Amiri Baraka papers, 1958-1982. (University of California, Berkele...