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From left to right: Front row: Council President Lynette McElhaney, Marvin X, Duane Deterville; Middle row: Gerry Garzon (Oakland Public Library), Tureeda Mikell, Jaenal Peterson, Aries Jordan, David McKelvey, Eric Murphy (Joyce Gordon Gallery); Back row: Eric Arnold, Kwesi Wilkerson, Charles Johnson, Alicia Parker (Oakland Planning Department), Shomari Carter (Supervisor Keith Carson's Office).

McElhaney Advances Legislation Protecting Black Arts Movement and Businesses

City Council President Lynette Gibson McElhaney will ask the city council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee next Tuesday to approve a resolution to designate the downtown 14th Street corridor as the Black Arts Movement [...]
Longtime friends and comrades in the Black Arts Movement, Marvin X with actor Danny Glover. Photo: South Park, Kenny Johnson.

Marvin X Recruits Dream Team for Black Arts Movement

Black Arts Movement producer Marvin X has recruited a dynamic “dream team” for the upcoming Bay Area Black Arts 50th Anniversary celebration next year, including actor Delroy Lindo and former Black Panther Party Chairwoman Elaine [...]
BAM producer Marvin X and BAM Babies 3.0.

Organizers of Black Arts Movement Celebration Seek to Inspire Youth Celebration Kicks off Feb. 7 at Laney College

Organizers of the 50th anniversary of the Black Arts Movement (BAM) hope to inspire young people through literature with their upcoming celebration events this year. “We know reaching our children through literature will help deter [...]
Post Publisher Paul Cobb (left) and BAM Producer Marvin X.

Paul Cobb’s Vision for the 50th Anniversary Black Arts Movement

As the Bay Area prepares for the 50th Anniversary of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), the most radical artistic and literary movement in American history, Paul Cobb gave fellow writer and festival producer Marvin X [...]