Remembering Amiri Baraka and his poem ‘Somebody Blew Up America’

Amiri Baraka (circa 1970)

Twenty years after 9/11, a chorus of activists, writers, and political prisoners remember Amiri Baraka’s influential and controversial 2001 poem “Somebody Blew Up America.” In this episode of Rattling the Bars, we hear from Baraka in his own words, as he speaks about America’s legacy of oppression and the path toward freedom.

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