Amiri Baraka Quotes

Amiri Baraka Quotes: The torture of being the unseen object, and the constantly observed subject.
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Amiri Baraka Quote: The artist's role is to raise the consciousness of the people. To make them understand life, the world and themselves more completely. That's how I see it. Otherwise, I don't know why you do it.
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Quotes about Amiri Baraka: The attempt to divide art and politics is a bourgeois which says good poetry, art, cannot be political, but since everything is ... political, even an artist or work that claims not to have any politics is making a political statement by that act.
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Quote about Amiri Baraka: Art is a weapon in the struggle of ideas, the class struggle.
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Amiri Baraka Sayings: The further jazz moves away from the stark blue continuum and the collective realities of Afro-American and American life, the more it moves into academic concert-hall lifelessness, which can be replicated by any middle class showing off its music lessons.
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Amiri Baraka Saying: The word
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