While in Harlem for a reception in his honor, Marvin X told the folks that UC was stressing out Kim. We got Kim on the phone and a brother told her to stand tall because she was standing on the shoulders of the ancestors. The BAM conference begins at 9am on Saturday and runs through Sunday afternoon.
UC Professor/author Sherley Ann Williams, deceased
UC Professor VeVe Clark, deceased
UC Professor Barbara Christian, deceased
UC Professor/BAM poet June Jordan, deceased
UC Merced graduate student and BAM project director, Kim McMillan