Imamu Amiri Baraka Quote

The name change seemed fitting to me... and not just the meaning of the name Blessed Prince, but the idea that I was now literally being changed into a blacker being. I was discarding my "slave name" and embracing blackness.


The Autobiography of LeRoi Jones (1984)

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The name change seemed fitting to me... and not just the meaning of the name Blessed Prince, but the idea that I was now literally being changed into ...

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The name change seemed fitting to me... and not just the meaning of the name Blessed Prince, but the idea that I was now literally being changed into ...

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The name change seemed fitting to me... and not just the meaning of the name Blessed Prince, but the idea that I was now literally being changed into ...

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The name change seemed fitting to me... and not just the meaning of the name Blessed Prince, but the idea that I was now literally being changed into ...