The Africana Studies Program Presents: Slam Poetry Artist Hakim Bellamy

September 19, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


The UA Black Student Union and the Africana Studies Program Present: Slam Poetry Artist Hakim Bellamy

Thursday, September 19th 6:00pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Tucson campus

The Black Student Union and the Africana Studies Program cordially invite you to mix, mingle and engage in the spoken word artistry of Hakim Bellamy. As the inaugural Poet Laureate of Albuquerque, NM (2012-2014), Hakim Bellamy is a national and regional Poetry Slam Champion, and holds three consecutive collegiate poetry slam titles at the University of New Mexico. His poetry has been published in Albuquerque inner-city buses and numerous anthologies. Bellamy was recognized as an honorable mention for the University of New Mexico Paul Bartlett Ré Peace Prize for his work as a community organizer and journalist in 2007, and was awarded the Emerging Creative Bravos Award by Creative Albuquerque this year. He is the co-creator of the multimedia Hip Hop theater production Urban Verbs: Hip-Hop Conservatory & Theater that has been staged throughout the country.

Join the BSU and Africana Studies as we host an intimate engagement with Hakim Bellamy. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be provided!