- a spiritual power believed to be possessed by certain persons, objects, tombs, etc.
Origin of baraka
< Arabic barakah; compare Hebrew bərākhāh blessing
- I·ma·mu A·mi·ri [ih-mah-moo uh-meer-ee] /ɪˈmɑ mu əˈmɪər i/, Everett LeRoi Jones, 1934–2014, U.S. dramatist, poet, and political activist.
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Examples from the Web for baraka
I watch his stand-up, I watch Chris Rock's, I read Baldwin and Baraka, I listen to Kanye.The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting
Rawiya Kameir, Judnick Mayard
December 10, 2014
Baraka actually suggests that his ties to gang leaders would allow him to broker a peace among the gangs of Newark.
Thousands of children are on wait lists to get in charters and Baraka insists that he supports them as part of the overall system.
Jeffries has a new talking point in his effort to paint Baraka as anti-economic development.
Baraka has written letters in support of convicted gang lord Al-Tariq Gumbs.
Speke declined the favour, but sent Baraka to arrange the hongo.
Bombay and Baraka gave their masters also a good deal of trouble.
They had probably buried or burnt Baraka's clothes, for she did not see them anywhere.
Baraka sat down again, on the spot where she had slept, but she said nothing.
Van Torp told her Baraka's history, as far as he knew it from Logotheti.