Prescott

Raymond “Boots” Riley

Raymond "Boots" Riley was born on April 1, 1971 and is a founding member and lead vocalist for "The Coup," a radical, edgy, Oakland-based underground hip-hop g...

Thearthur Wright

Thearthur Wright is a pointillist bleach artist who expresses the culture of blackness in his paintings. Wright uses the simplicity of his minimalist tools to ...

Emory Douglas

Emory Douglas was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He served as the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party fr...

Esther Mabry

Esther’s Orbit Room was a popular jazz club and hub during the Oakland cultural scene of the ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. Since then, the club transitioned away...

Harold Padeo

Harold Padeo (a.k.a Harold Padio, Harold Patio, and Albert Paddio) was a jazz pioneer and valve trombonist during the Ragtime era. Jelly Roll Morton was record...
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