Friday, December 15th, 7:30pm
Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes Street, San Francisco
Michael Eric Dyson,
Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
Bestselling author and eloquent, highly profound lecturer, Michael Eric Dyson will be in discussion with Carvell Wallace as part of the City Arts & Lectures’ “Cultural Studies” series. A master of the use of language and an intellectual giant, Dyson is consistently entertaining, informative, provocative, and off-times controversial in his analysis of current societal issues. Can’t wait to hear his take on POTUS!
Ticket info: cityarts.net/415.392.4400.
Sunday, December 10th, 2-4:00pm
Tyson Amir, Black Boy Poems
& Malik Wade, Pressure: From FBI Fugitive to Freedom
Tyson Amir is an internationally-known rapper with a poignant message, electrifying cadence, and enlightening lyrics. In Black Boy Poems, Tyson combines his experience surviving America as a Black man with hip hop prose, original analysis and a unique presentation that will empower the fight for liberation and justice.
Malik Wade is the founder of the Scholastic Interest Group, a nonprofit dedicated to and enormously successful at, helping at-risk youth. In addition to being a gripping personal story, Malik explodes myths about drug dealers, prison, and growing up in the inner city. A must-read for all who care about our youth and the challenges they now face.