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

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

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

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

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


{SPEAKER name="Brooks B. Robinson"}

In the kind of summary way, we, are now in the 70s, almost into the 80s.
Um, who are some of the prominent writers in the 70s, Black or African American poets of the 70s?
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"}

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

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