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The Black Arts Movement

We call it “BAM” today

As a poet, I am mostly influenced by a period of African American literature known as The Black Arts Movement.” I embrace all kinds of poetry and poetic influences stylistically and politically, but today, decades into writing poetry, “BAM” as it is now called, continues to help me find my way on the page, and on the stage.

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Bumpyjonas

Editor —The Press Box. 4X Top Writer — Medium. Award winning poet. Lawyer for the poor. Love basketball.