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Amiri Baraka’s son becomes mayor of Newark by earning it

Amiri Baraka’s son becomes mayor of Newark by earning it

| May 25, 2014

AN ELECTION ANALYSIS By Todd Steven Burroughs Special Report NEWARK, N.J.—Ras Baraka, one of the sons of the late poet/playwright Amiri Baraka, handily beat rival Shavar Jeffries May 6 to become the next mayor of his father’s city. How he did it was no mystery to those paying attention. The mayor-elect paid tribute to his […]

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