Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 246

Price Realized: $ 4,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(LITERATURE.) Group of 3 posters produced by Amiri Baraka's Jihad Productions. Each about 22 x 17 inches; moderate wear including a 5-inch closed tear to "Answers in Progress," soiling and a puncture to "Where Beauty's At," and folds to all three. Newark, NJ: Jihad Productions, 1969

Additional Details

The poet LeRoi Jones (soon to become Amiri Baraka) founded Jihad Productions in 1967 to release music and poetry. This lot includes three rare Jihad posters: Answers in Progress, featuring a 1967 Baraka poem, printed in 1969 Where Beauty's At, featuring a Clarence Reed poem, 1969 Black Warrior's Pledge, featuring text by Balozi Zayd, 1969. with--an illustrated 1994 poster featuring "Heathens" and other recent poems by Baraka, from the Heaven Poster Series #9, signed by Baraka: "A Baraka 95 Free Mumia Abu Jamal!" 10 x 22 inches.