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O livro do mês de setembro foi “ABUTRE”, do escritor, músico e Poeta Gil Scott-Heron.O autor que em sua carreira teve seu ofício muito mais representado na escrita do que em outra vertente detalha de forma nua e crua os problemas ligados à violência urbana, ódio racial e crimes de brancos contra negros ou mesmo negros contra negros entre 60 e 70 numa Nova York marcada pelo abuso policial e por uma incitação à violência generalizada. 189 more words

Política E Sociedade

Fall TV 2014: Series and season premieres for Saturday, Sept. 27

Before we get to business, at 9 p.m. there’s a special from this afternoon’s live superstar concert for the Global Citizen Festival. Here’s details from Alicia Keys… 91 more words

Inside The Box

"500 Shades of Blues:" Gil Scott-Heron’s “H2Ogate Blues” as Meta-performance

As so many history lessons in popular classroom-focused school systems, one can imagine that, as  Washington Post journalist Bethonie Butler points out in her article “Watergate: 40 years later, ‘H20Gate Blues’ still strikes a chord,” “the dry lesson plans about the scandal were unmemorable.” Instead, her historical understanding of this political scandal is shaped by… 1,692 more words

Gil Scott Heron

100 Days of Art - Day 23: Inner City Blues

So you say you never heard of the ‘Inner City Blues’
And what’s more you don’t understand at all
What the ghetto folks mean about ‘living behind walls’? 175 more words



Gil Scott-Heron, Brian Jackson: It’s Your World (1976) 2000

Track list:

Just Before Sundown:
01. It’s Your world
02. Possum Slim
03. New York City… 230 more words


Gil Scott-Heron - Moving Target

Gil Scott-Heron’s last proper album for more than a decade, Moving Target was recorded after a period of intense touring (hence the title) and, perhaps understandably, finds the Midnight Band playing a larger role than usual. 214 more words


Music Monday ~ The Revolution Will Not be Televised

It’s Labour Day today for Americans and Canadians. Enjoy your day off, or if you prefer to start a revolution … from Gil Scott-Heron,


Eden Baylee