The Park Center for Independent Media (PCIM) in collaboration with Cornell University’s Industry Labor Relations School presents: A Conversation with Boots Riley: “Democracy at Work!”

Boots Riley is a musician, labor activist and director of the critically acclaimed film Sorry to Bother You. At this virtual event, he will discuss organizing, social change, and the connections between art and justice.

Ithaca College journalism major Malick Mercier ’21 will introduce the event and act as one of the moderators, along with colleagues at Cornell.


Please join us Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. Register via Zoom here.


This event is part of 2021’s ILR Union Days, a series of events sponsored by Cornell’s ILR school involving this year’s theme of art and labor. It is  sponsored by The ILR School, The Worker Institute, The Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College, and the following Cornell Departments: History American studies, Government, Art, and Cornell Law School.

Free and open to the public.