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The Black Music Action Coalition exists to eradicate racism within the music business and broader society.

BMAC was formed to address systemic racism within the music business, advocating on behalf of Black artists, songwriters, producers, managers, agents, executives, lawyers, and other passionate industry professionals.

The Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) formed in alliance with #TheShowMustBePaused. They organize and disseminate key information through their network of 200+ initial members to influence culture on matters of racial justice and equity through policy, philanthropy, and voter education.

Any artist, songwriter, producer, manager, agent, lawyer, executive, or other passionate industry professional can join the Coalition. BMAC is run by an Executive Board currently represented by Ashaunna Ayars, Caron Veazey, Courtney Stewart, Damien Smith, Jamil Davis, Willie “Prophet” Stiggers, and Shawn “Tubby” Holiday.

BMAC is advised by an Advisory Board consisting of Clarence Avant, Irving Azoff & Quincy Jones.

ONRAMP for Future Leaders in the Music Industry

The OnRamp program, focused on improving inclusivity and equity within Music City, aims to empower the next generation of leaders in the early stages of their careers by granting access to professional development opportunities, community mentorship, and other opportunities to increase personal growth, industry exposure, exclusive Academy membership panels and tentpole live events, and visibility with Academy Board members and industry leaders. Click here to donate.


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