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GIL SCOTT HERON-FREE WILL.

GIL SCOTT HERON-FREE WILL.

Throughout his career, poet, musician, and author. Gil Scott-Heron highlighted the social and political problems affecting American society. He was, to all intents and purposes,  America’s conscience.  2,912 more words

Jazz

[#tbt] Gil Scott-Heron - Home Is Where the Hatred Is

Hands down one of my favourite artists of all time. Such an enduring and pervasive career. RIP ma boy. ‘Home Is Where the Hatred Is’ combines soul, funk and jazz, with powerful lyrics full of meaning, effortlessly. 25 more words

Soul

The Revolution Will Not Be Live-Streamed (Heron Redux)

You will not be able to stay hidden brother,

Behind LCD screen, drooling over sister’s selfies.

You will not be able to drown out the sounds of sirens… 263 more words

Poetry

O LIVRO DO MÊS - ABUTRE

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

Television