Saturday, October 31, 2015

Oh, Shit, Marvin X is a movie star, catch him in Stanely Nelson's film the Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,PBS


Governor Ronald Reagan said, "Get Marvin X off campus of Fresno State University by any means necessary," as he entered the State College Board of Trustees meeting as President." At the same time he removed Angela Davis from teaching at the University of California, Los Angeles, 1969.

Fans of the Marvin X Club

Syrian poet Mohjah Khaf, invited Marvin X to speak and read at the University of Arkansas, Fayettelle, AK

Marvin X participated in the Sun Ra Conference at the University of Chicago. Marvin performed in concert with the surviving members of Sun Ra's Arkestra, Marshall Allen and Danny Thompston. Additionally, the Chicago musicians invited Marvin X to a recording session.

Probably the last picture with AB and MX, at the home of AB. They enjoyed a 47 year friend and artistic relationship. Their relationship was elder to student, comrade to comrade, uncle to nephew. For sure, MX learned from AB and AB learned from MX. Marvin X, "AB was my uncle and brother, my teacher and fellow student. And I enjoyed every moment of our 47 year relationship, including my friendship and love with Amina Baraka, AB's wife. Recently she told Marvin, "Do you realize I was pregnant with my oldest son, Obaliji, when I met you, Marvin X?" Mrs. Amina Baraka, Marvin X, Muhammida El Muhajir, Kenny Gamble
Mrs. Amina Baraka, Marvin X, MX's daughter Muhammida El Muhajir and Kenny Gamble, Master producer of the Philly Sound.

Marvin X in Harlem, NY at the reception given him by Rashidah Ishamali. Marvin X and Nuyorican poet Nancy Mercado. "Oh, Nancy, we love you and your poetry. Por favor, come to the West Coast ASAP!"

Marvin X and his muse Fahizah Alim. Her words inspire the poet. 

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