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Boots Riley: On Elections and Mass Movements | Part 2 of 2

Part two of our interview with Boots Riley, a poet, lyricist, MC, screenwriter, activist, organizer, radical, and founder and frontman of Oakland based hip hop group The Coup. Boots Riley was also one of the most influential voices and leaders of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and is the only known musical artist whose surveillance by intelligence agents has been exposed due to Wikileaks documents.

In this clip: Boots talks about why elections and politicians don’t get him excited, the confrontation between Black Lives Matter and politicians, including Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.