Adilah Barnes - I AM THAT I AM: WOMAN, BLACK

Adilah Barnes - I AM THAT I AM: WOMAN, BLACK

 North Hollywood, California, USA
BandSpoken Word

Biography

Adilah Barnes, an award-winning veteran actor of stage, television and film recurred five seasons on ABC’s ROSEANNE. Recent tv credits include COLD CASE and THE MIDDLE. Film credits include ERIN BROCKOVICH and HBO’s IRON-JAWED ANGELS.

Her internationally-toured historical solo show, I AM THAT I AM; WOMAN, BLACK has toured 40 states and 3 continents. In her 20th Anniversary Year of 2010, she received TOWSON UNIVERSITY ’S CAMPUS ACTIVITIES BOARD’S 2010 PROGRAM OF THE YEAR.

In 2009, Adilah’s ESSENCE MAGAZINE bestseller, ON MY OWN TERMS, was named #3 behind PRESIDENT OBAMA’S books. She also received an AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERARY AWARD NOMINATION and XLIBRIS PUBLISHING’S AUTHOR’S SPOTLIGHT. She has given book signings internationally.

In 2010, her awards include the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN ENTERTAINMENT, SPIRIT OF PEACE AWARD and WINONA LEE FLETCHER OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AND ARTISTIC EXCELLANCE AWARD. Also, THE ADILAH BARNES ARTS AND LITERARY ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP was established this year for Minneapolis ’ inner city youth.

Adilah is available to perform I AM THAT I AM: WOMAN, BLACK and to lecture as an author based on her book, ON MY OWN TERMS.

Set List

Available Upon Request