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Boots Riley: Art, Culture and Resistance

Saturday, June 16, 6pm Redstone Building, 2940 16th St. San Francisco One block from 16th Street BART Provocative and prolific, Boots Riley has written lyrics as the frontman of underground favorites The Coup for two decades. An activist, educator, and emcee, Riley’s singular lyrical stylings combine hip-hop poetics, radical politics, and the wry humor of the everyman — all woven-through with Bay Area swag. Boots’ book, Lyrics in Context, 1993-2012, is forthcoming and will be available in August from Haymarket Books. Join us for an evening with Boots. We will discuss the crises facing … Continued