ShowDiasporic Music
Broadcast TitleMarvin X; Malinda Francis
Broadcast Date2015-05-10
Record Date2015-05-10
SummaryMarvin X was born Marvin Ellis Jackmon on May 29, 1944, in Fowler, California. Formerly known as El Muhajir, Marvin X was a key poet and playwright of the Black Arts Movement (BAM) in the 1960s and early 1970s. At Merritt College, he became friends with Huey Newton and Bobby Seale, co-founders of the Black Panther Party. Filmmaker and social activist Malinda Francis a.k.a. Docuvixen has just returned from Haiti. Music by Archie Shepp, Buffy Sainte Marie, Solomon Burke, 2Pac and more. Special feature is the song 'Baltimore Goddam' by Navasha Daya in response to the recent African uprising in Baltimore, MD, also known as Tubman City. Songs that U can trust, news that U can use. Visit Norman's blog. Norman O. Richmond aka Jalali on Facebook.