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Gil Scott-Heron - Peace Go With You, Brother (As Salaam-Alaikum) (Strata-East)

42 years have gone since the release of The ‘Winter In America’ album which, although quite overlooked back then, stands as one of – if not the – greatest works of singer… 90 more words


Home Is Where The Hatred Is.

Esther Phillips – Home Is Where The Hatred Is (1971)


Where are the…

…people? The square was empty, giving me the sinking feeling that the revolution will not be realised.

With this week’s opening phrase for the… 168 more words

Creative Writing

"I Think I’ll Call It Morning" by Gil Scott-Heron

I’m gonna take myself a piece of sunshine
and paint it all over my sky.
Be no rain. Be no rain.
I’m gonna take the song from every bird… 169 more words


Black Protest, Preaching, and (Re)Presentations



The Revolution Is Now Being Televised and Tweeted:

Black Protest, Preaching, and (Re)Presentations,

From the Black Arts Movement to #BlackLivesMatter, c.1965-2016


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