Samantha Henry

Funeral Held for Fallen Poet and Activist Amiri Baraka

Funeral Held for Fallen Poet and Activist Amiri Baraka

A cacophony of bagpipes, African drums and jazz riffs creatively blended -- much like the elements of an Amiri Baraka poem -- at the Saturday funeral for the activist-writer and a founder of the Black Arts Movement, who died earlier this month.