Haki R. Madhubuti

Poet, Author

1942 –

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Who is Haki R. Madhubuti?

Haki R. Madhubuti is an African-American author, educator, and poet.

Madhubuti is a much sought-after poet and lecturer, and has convened workshops and served as guest/keynote speaker at thousands of colleges, universities, libraries and community centers in the U.S. and abroad.

The name Haki means "just" or "justice," and Madhubuti means "precise, accurate and dependable," both names deriving from the Swahili language. He changed his name in 1974.

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Born
Feb 23, 1942
Little Rock
Also known as
  • Haki Madhubuti
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Iowa
  • Iowa Writers' Workshop
  • MFA
Lived in
  • Little Rock

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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