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Writing for adults and children, Angelou was one of several African American women at the time who explored the Black female autobiographical tradition. Amiri Baraka Born in , poet, writer and political activist Amiri Baraka used his writing as a weapon against racism and became one of the most widely published African American writers. Known for his social criticism and incendiary style, Baraka explored the anger of Black Americans and advocated scientific socialism. While their names and styles have changed over the years, they have been the voices of their generations and helped inspire the generations that followed them.