<p>Ellis Haizlip (left) and Amiri Baraka (right).</p>

Ellis Haizlip (left) and Amiri Baraka (right).

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Death of a Black man who refused to live as a Negro

Most of the obituaries written about Amiri Baraka in the white mainstream media focus on the poet and playwright’s misdeeds or ordinary actions

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Amiri Baraka passes at age 79

Famed writer Amiri Baraka passes away in New Jersey at age 79

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WNET celebrates bold ideas of the '70s in new doc

Despite the recent politically based attacks on the network's supposed liberal bent, public television knows...