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Party Music

2/19/2014
10:45 - 12:15

Main Library

100 Larkin St.

Local DJ, CCSF and UC Berkeley instructor Rickey Vincent's new book chronicles how The Black Panther Party used funk music to spread its revolutionary message.

The author chronicles how, during its one-year existence, the group The Lumpen delivered the revolutionary messages of the Oakland-based Black Panther Party at the organization's rallies, from California to Massachusetts.

*This off-site program is a SFPL partnership with CCSF and the San Francisco African American Historical and Cultural Society.

Upcoming Events

Harlem of the West SF Project
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3:00 pm
African American Arts and Culture Complex,
A Litany For Survival:
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Storytelling history of music BVHP
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, May 25, 2017
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Barack Obama: A Legacy of Hope
Through Thursday, June 1, 2017
Main Library, African American Center