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Transcription: {SPEAKER name="Eugene B. Redmond"}

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These writers, who are apprentice of shock troops with, uh, you know.
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These, these traditional civil rights organizations, started to develop their own, uh, you know, various groups,
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paramilitary units, um, um, Black Arts, groups, clubs, organizations.
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Um, ideological enclaves, um, workshops, uh, thought sessions
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where they developed new, new mythologies, uh, new legends, new ideas, and uh.
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So, what you had, was what we called, now, The black Arts Movement. The Black Arts Movement,

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And the key figures there, of course, were Roland Snellings, now known as Askia M. Toure,
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Larry Neal, Ed Bullings, LeRoi Jones we mentioned now known as Amiri Baraka,
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Don L. Lee now known as Haki R. Madhubuti.

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Uh, stemming from these, various organization, some of them, um, outlined against what Neal called a panorama of violence,
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were of course, the, the new, uh, literary, um factories. You know.
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Places where, where books were published, magazines were published. Poster ponds were published, uh.

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Older books reissued. Such as what, such as what, Third World Press is doing. And, in the situation like with Chancellor Williams, you know. or Archeek Antigiop

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{SPEAKER name="Brooks B. Robinson"}

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In the kind of summary way, we, are now in the 70s, almost into the 80s.
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Um, who are some of the prominent writers in the 70s, Black or African American poets of the 70s?
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And, uh, some that are coming unto the scene that are new, that, most, our audience might not be familiar with?


{SPEAKER name="Eugene B. Redmond"}


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Sure, okay. Some of the uh, some of the writers who are prominent, of course, are the names I have already mentioned, you know.
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And you had, uh, different wings, uh, veering off from this idea of black expression.
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Uh, some writers, then, subscribed exclusively to the idea of black aesthetics.

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