RHYMES WITH EQUALITY

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RHYMES WITH EQUALITY

THE STAKES, RASHAAD THOMAS, YOUNG POETS from SCHOOL OF HIP HOP PHX, Hosted By: MELISSA DUNMORE

Sat, December 23, 2017

7:00 pm

Valley Bar

Phoenix, AZ

$10

This event is 21 and over

Join us for a Community Benefit for the Documentary "You Racist, Sexist, Bigot"

About YRSB:
FEATURING FIRST-VOICE STORIES OF DISCRIMINATION AND HOPE, 'YOU RACIST, SEXIST, BIGOT' WAS CONCEIVED AND FILMED IN ARIZONA BUT TELLS TRULY - AND SADLY - AMERICAN STORIES. FROM THE STORY OF A YOUNG BLACK MALE RAISED IN FERGUSON, MO, TO THE ACCOUNT OF AN UNDOCUMENTED TRANSGENDER WOMAN LIVING AND WORKING IN A STATE WHERE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS IS MORE THAN JUST A HEADLINE, EACH WRITER SHARES AN INTIMATE, POWERFUL MESSAGE OF THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE BIGOTRY THEY FACE DAILY. WITH AN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK WHICH SPEAKS OF LOVE, JUSTICE, AND THE NEED FOR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY, 'YOU RACIST, SEXIST, BIGOT' FOLLOWS THE STRUGGLES THAT OCCUR EVERY DAY NOT JUST IN ARIZONA BUT IN NEIGHBORHOODS AND CITIES ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.

RHYMES WITH EQUALITY
RHYMES WITH EQUALITY
Join us for a Community Benefit for the Documentary "You Racist, Sexist, Bigot"

About YRSB:
FEATURING FIRST-VOICE STORIES OF DISCRIMINATION AND HOPE, 'YOU RACIST, SEXIST, BIGOT' WAS CONCEIVED AND FILMED IN ARIZONA BUT TELLS TRULY - AND SADLY - AMERICAN STORIES. FROM THE STORY OF A YOUNG BLACK MALE RAISED IN FERGUSON, MO, TO THE ACCOUNT OF AN UNDOCUMENTED TRANSGENDER WOMAN LIVING AND WORKING IN A STATE WHERE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS IS MORE THAN JUST A HEADLINE, EACH WRITER SHARES AN INTIMATE, POWERFUL MESSAGE OF THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE BIGOTRY THEY FACE DAILY. WITH AN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK WHICH SPEAKS OF LOVE, JUSTICE, AND THE NEED FOR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY, 'YOU RACIST, SEXIST, BIGOT' FOLLOWS THE STRUGGLES THAT OCCUR EVERY DAY NOT JUST IN ARIZONA BUT IN NEIGHBORHOODS AND CITIES ALL ACROSS THE UNITED STATES.
THE STAKES
THE STAKES
The Stakes have brought soul to Arizona's hip-hop scene. Winner of the Phoenix New Times 2017 Battle of the Bands, their new album, Prophecy, has garnered acclaim from Arizona's top music publications. With a blend all their own of influences spanning jazz, funk and R&B, The Stakes provide an infectious groove sure to keep your head nodding and feet moving as it resonates through your body and soul. The Stakes have shared the stage with The Internet and performed at the Viva Phoenix and Apache Lake music festivals.
RASHAAD THOMAS
RASHAAD THOMAS
YOUNG POETS from SCHOOL OF HIP HOP PHX
YOUNG POETS from SCHOOL OF HIP HOP PHX
Hosted By: MELISSA DUNMORE
Hosted By: MELISSA DUNMORE
Venue Information:
Valley Bar
130 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ, 85004
http://www.valleybarphx.com/