Sunday, June 8, 2014

Bobby Seale, Amiri Baraka, Ahi Baraka, Dr. Ayodele Nzinga and Marvin X at Academy of da Corner, 14th and Broadway, downtown Oakland

 Godfathers of the Black Arts Movement, Marvin X (West Coast), Amiri Baraka (East Coast)
BAM was a national movement of revolutionary artists/activists/scholars. Marvin X is working on a 27 city tour of BAM poets choir and Arkestra, in honor of ancestor Amiri Baraka.
photo Gene Hazzard

 Amiri Baraka, Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale, Dr. Ayodele Nzinga, Ahi Baraka, Marvin X
Elder NOI in background.
photo Gene Hazzard

East coast/West coast BAM workers, Marvin X, Amiri Baraka (RIP)
photo Gene Hazzard

There will be a poetic and musical tribute to Amiri Baraka at Eastside Arts Center, 23rd Ave. and International Blvd. on Friday, June 20, 7pm. 
call 510-533-6628
Marvin X will speak at the Fresno Juneteenth celebration, Saturday, June 14, at the Hinton Center, 2385 S. Fairview Ave., Fresno CA

 photo Kamau Amen Ra

Marvin X will kick off the Berkeley Juneteenth celebration at 12 Noon, Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Alcatraz and Adeline Streets, Berkeley

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