Ajamu Baraka

American human rights activist

Ajamu Baraka (born October 25, 1953) is an African American human rights activist. He is the Green Party's presumptive nominee for Vice President of the United States, in the 2016 election running with Jill Stein. Baraka has taught political science at Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, and other academic institutions.

Ajamu Baraka
Personal details
Born (1953-10-25) October 25, 1953 (age 66)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.[1]
Political partyGreen
WebsiteOfficial website


  1. "Amnesty International Death Penalty Opponent to Receive Abolitionist of the Year Award". Common Dreams. October 19, 2001. Retrieved August 1, 2016.