baraka actually suggests that his ties to gang leaders would allow him to broker a peace among the gangs of Newark.
I watch his stand-up, I watch Chris Rock's, I read Baldwin and baraka, I listen to Kanye.
Thousands of children are on wait lists to get in charters and baraka insists that he supports them as part of the overall system.
Whether Newark chooses the moderate and measured Jeffries or the fiery and flamboyant baraka, there is cause for optimism.
But unlike his father, who abhorred politics, baraka has spent most of his life in the political realm.
baraka went back to Tipo Tipo's village, thus putting his intention of begging among the Arab slaves into operation.
baraka accepted all these inventions without doubting their veracity.
The proud little head was bowed down for a moment and baraka did not speak till several seconds had passed.
To the Greek's surprise, baraka showed no outward sign of emotion.
The consequence of this was that when baraka's case came up the next morning there was no one to say a word for her and Spiro.