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Watch Angela Davis and Boots Riley Speak at Oakland’s Juneteenth Rally

“Our power comes from the fact that we create the wealth. Wealth is power. We have the ability to withhold that power.” Angela Davis and Boots Riley were amongst the higher-profile protestors spotted at a Juneteenth demonstration in Oakland yesterday. Each addressed protestors at the rally, which aligned with a work stoppage order from the … Read moreWatch Angela Davis and Boots Riley Speak at Oakland’s Juneteenth Rally

Watch Noname and Boots Riley Talk Activism, Imperialism, and More

  Source: YouTube Noname and Boots Riley discussed art, politics, and revolution. On Monday, Noname and Boots Riley joined Haymarket Books for a two-hour virtual discussion. The two artists, both known for their political acumen, talked reform, revolution, and capitalism. Stream the full conversation below. Haymarket Books is an independent, radical, non-profit book publisher. Every … Read moreWatch Noname and Boots Riley Talk Activism, Imperialism, and More

Watch Talib Kweli and Boots Riley Join Forces for the “People’s Party” Video

The People’s Party podcast drops every Monday morning. Talib Kweli called on a special guest for his latest track. On Thursday, Kweli and the Coup frontman (and Sorry to Bother You director) Boots Riley released the video for “People’s Party.” The two MCs have inspired a generation of rappers with their political lyrics. With the upcoming Democratic National … Read moreWatch Talib Kweli and Boots Riley Join Forces for the “People’s Party” Video

Boots Riley Endorses Bernie Sanders for President, Cites Grassroots Movements

  Photo Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival He mentioned Black Lives Matter and Occupy movements of recent years. On Tuesday night, Boots Riley took to Twitter to announce his endorsement of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. He tweeted a lengthy, nuanced explanation shortly after. Read the full thread on Twitter. “I’ve never voted … Read moreBoots Riley Endorses Bernie Sanders for President, Cites Grassroots Movements

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