Amiri Baraka and the Congress of African People: History and by Michael Simanga (auth.)

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According to Baraka: Because Karenga’s whole premise was of cultural revolution, I was pulled closer. Being a cultural worker, an artist, the emphasis on 38 AMIRI BARAKA AND THE CONGRESS OF AFRICAN PEOPLE culture played to my own biases. And no doubt in a society where the “advance forces” to often put no stress on culture and the arts at all, I thought his philosophy eminently correct. (1984, p. 254) But it was not only the philosophical aspect of Karenga’s presentation that was attractive to Baraka.

Third, he had been the main architect and CFUN the main organization that had successfully engineered the election of Ken Gibson, the mayor of Newark. 40 AMIRI BARAKA AND THE CONGRESS OF AFRICAN PEOPLE Going into Atlanta, Baraka was perceived by many to be the prototype of the new nationalist leader: visionary, hard-working, revolutionary but practical, and, most of all, successful in seizing power. Institutions had been built in Newark, organizations were growing, mass support was expanding, political power was being won, and at the center of all that was a nationalist movement.

C. The convention would try to bring all the tribes of Black people in America THE FOUNDING OF CAP 45 together to talk about our political priorities. Certainly about 1972, and what an American Presidential year meant to the national Black community; but also what kind of continuing priorities should be sounded for Black people. , a permanent structure, or party. (1972, pp. 6–7) The unrelenting focus and involvement of Baraka and CAP led to the successful convening in March 1972 of the National Black Political Convention in Gary, Indiana, where over 8,000 activists, elected officials, labor leaders, civil rights organizations, and revolutionaries gathered.

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