Monday, January 23, 2017

Invitation to join BAM Speakers/Artists Booking Agency

Invitation to be listed as a speaker and/or artist with the BAM Speakers and Artists Bureau

Dear friends, fellow scholars, artists, activists
I have tentatively listed you as a speaker/artist
with our newly formed, 2017, BAM Booking Agency. We hope you will agree to a non-exclusive contract for speaking and/or performance engagements. Our commission is 30%. If you agree, you can let us know your requested fee. If you decline to be listed with us, let us know immediately and we will remove your name. If you are not listed and would like to be, please let us know at the earliest.
Marvin X, planner
Black Arts Movement
Black Arts Movement Business District,
Oakland CA

Black Arts Movement 
Dynamic Speakers and Artists

Askia Toure, poet/activist
BAM co-founder
Dr. Nathan Hare, father of Black and Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University, Clinical Psychologist

Sonia Sanchez, poet, playwright, professor emeritus, Temple University, BAM co-founder

Alfie Politt, musician, arranger 

 Nikki Giovanni, poet, professor, BAM co-founder

Prosperity Carter, poet, motivational speaker
King Theo and the Samba Funk Band

 Eliott Bey, BAM master musician

Dr.Tony Montiero, former lecturer in Africana Studies at Temple University

Kathleen Cleaver, co-founder of the Black Panther Party, Professor of Law, Emory University

 Aries Jordan, poet, educator, BAMBD planner

 Dr. Ayodele Nzinga, poet, playwright, director,
producer, BAMBD planner

Have play will travel!
--Dr. Ayodele Nzinga

Have play will travel 
--don lacy

Umar Bin Hasan and Abiodun
The Last Poets

The Honorable Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark NJ, son of BAM Chief Architect, Ancestor Amiri Baraka

The Black Arts Movement Poet's Choir and Arkestra

 Adam Turner, digital scientist, graphic designer, photographer

Janeael Peterson, model

Maestro Marvin X, David Murray, Earle Davis,

members of the Black Arts Movement Poet's Choir and Arkestra

Marvin X, BAM/BAMBD co-founder, poet, playwright,planner, activist, thinker
 "When you listen to Tupac Shakur, , E-40, Too Short, Master P or any other rappers out of the Bay, think of Marvin X. He laid the foundation and gave us the language to Black express Black male urban experience in a lyrical way!"--James G. Spady, Philadelphia New Observer


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