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Amiri Baraka papers, 1945-2015

Series IV: Activism, 1967-2006

Baraka's political and cultural activism is the subject of this series, which includes organizational material, meeting minutes, writings, research reports, flyers and other printed material relating to his work with groups such as the Congress of Afrikan People, Black Radical Congress, Afrikan Free School, the Baraka Defense Committee, the Committee for a Unified Newark, Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, and various Newark governmental and arts organizations including the public schools. It also contains campaign materials relating to the various political campaigns of Baraka's son, Ras. The materials are arranged alphabetically by organization name.

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Box 53 Folder 1-4 General, 1977-2006


Afrikan Free School, 1971-1976


Box 53 Folder 5 Correspondence, 1973-1974


Box 53 Folder 6 Grades, undated


Box 53 Folder 7-11 Organizational Material, 1971-1975


Box 53 Folder 12 Printed Material, 1972


Box 53 Folder 13-15 Reports, 1972-1976


Box 53 Folder 16 Anti-Imperialist Cultural Union, 1976



Box 89 Baraka Defense Committee, 1979


Box 89 Black Issues Convention, 1984



Box 54 Folder 1 Black Radical Congress, 1998-2000



Box 89 Black Radical Congress, 1998-2000


Congress of Afrikan People, 1971-1999



Box 54 Folder 2 General, 1974-1976


Box 54 Folder 3 Organizational Materials, 1975-1999


Box 54 Folder 4 Research Material, 1970-1975


Box 54 Folder 5 Writings, 1971-1975


Box 54 Folder 6 Committee for Unified NewArk, undated


Box 54 Folder 7 "Hatcher"--National Black Political Convention", 1997


Box 54 Folder 8 League of Revolutionary Struggle Study Guide, undated


Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, 1989-2002


Box 54 Folder 9-10 General, 1999-2002


Reports, 2000-2001


Box 54 Folder 11 "Concept Development Plan", 2001


Box 54 Folder 12 "Master Plan", 2001


Box 54 Folder 13 "Recommended Strategy", 2000


Writings and Meeting Notes, 1989-2000


Box 54 Folder 14-16 General, 1989-2000


Box 54 Folder 17 "Barbary Coast Renewal Project", 1989-1997


Newark City Government, 1984-2005



Box 55 Folder 1 General, 1997-2005


Reports,1984-2000


Box 55 Folder 3 "A Plan to Restore the Krueger-Scott Mansion into the Newark Library and Museum of Black Culture",, 1984


Box 55 Folder 4 "Proposed Newark Civic Center Complex", 1989


Box 55 Folder 5 "Strengthening the Newark Arts Council", 2000


Box 55 Folder 6 Newark Collaboration Group, 1985


Box 55 Folder 7 Newark Cultural and Arts Activism, 1985-1986


Box 55 Folder 8 Newark Election, 1986


Newark Music Project, 1989-2005


Box 55 Folder 9-10 General, 1989-2005


Box 55 Folder 11 Correspondence, 1997-1998


Box 55 Folder 12 Meeting Minutes and Writings, 1998-2003


Box 55 Folder 13 "New Arkestra Repertory "Lost Jazz Shrines", 1998


Newark Public Schools, 1971-2006


Box 55 Folder 14-21 General, 1971-1990



Box 56 Folder 1 "An Action Plan for the Newark District", 1985


Box 56 Folder 2 "Curriculum Guide Proposal United States History I", 1987


Box 56 Folder 3 "Curriculum Guide Proposal United States History II", 1987


Box 56 Folder 4 "Helping Educators Prepare their Students for the High School Proficiency Test",, 1985


Box 56 Folder 5 "An Improvement Plan for the Newark District", 1985


Box 56 Folder 6 "Multiethnic/Multicultural Education Materials: An Annotated Listing",, 1989


Box 56 Folder 7 "Recommended New Listings to Textbook Catalog", 1990


Box 56 Folder 8 "Secondary English", 1988


Box 56 Folder 9 "Setting the Record Straight", 1973-1986


Box 56 Folder 10-12 "Snapshot of Our Schools,", 2000


Box 56 Folder 13 Newark Rebellion, 1967


Box 56 Folder 14 "Newark's A Moverin'", 1973


Box 56 Folder 15 New Jersey Performing Arts Center, undated


Box 56 Folder 16-18 People's Coalition Against the Budget Cuts, 1971-1976



Box 89 Proposal for Merger with LRS, undated



Box 56 Folder 19 Proposal for the South Park Church Performance Space", 1999


Ras Baraka Political Campaigns, 1994-2006



Box 52 Folder 9 Correspondence, 1998-2006


Box 52 Folder 10 Organizational Material, 1998-2006


Box 52 Folder 11 Printed Material, 1994-2006


Box 52 Folder 12-13 Voter Registration Information, 2002


Box 52 Folder 14 Writings, 1994-2005



Box 56 Folder 20 Rent Strike, 1974


Box 56 Folder 21 Shani Project, 2003


Box 56 Folder 22 Soyikwa Institute of African Theatre, 1986


Box 56 Folder 23 Wequahic Park Association, 1992


Box 56 Folder 24 Writings, 1979-2006