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Nine Point Plan to See Party People

Party People, a high-wattage fusion of story and song that unlocks the legacy of the Black Panthers and Young Lords. Photo courtesy of kevinberne.com

Party People, a high-wattage fusion of story and song that unlocks the legacy of the Black Panthers and Young Lords. Photo courtesy of kevinberne.com

Party People is a complex examination of revolutionary times up at Berkeley Rep. Artistic ensemble UNIVERSES rocks and unlocks the legacy of the Black Panthers and Young Lords through a high-enegy show featuring live video, hip hop, rock, gospel, blues, Latin rhythms and spoken word.

This segment is a 9 Points for watching Party People and features Asian American activists from the 1960s and ’70s Shoshana Arai, Ben Lee, and Pam Tau Lee.