The Coverage Of…The “Live” Performances of Gil Scott-Heron

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[Compiled by Kenton Rambsy] Honoring the legacy of Gil Scott-Heron, the HBW has compiled videos of Heron’s live performances. These videos display Heron’s versatility as a musician and lyrical poet.    The Live Performances “Angel dust”  “B Movie”  “Blue Collar” (live@Dissonanze 2010)  “Don’t Give Up” “Gil Scott-Heron and Common NYC Summer Stage (2010)” “Heron at Coachella 2010: Blue Collar” “In the Bottle” (Woodstock 94) “Is […]

The Coverage Of…GIl Scott Heron’s Video Interviews

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[Compiled By Kenton Rambsy] Over the past eight years, Gil Scott-Heron has given interviews ranging on a variety of subjects from his musical inspirations to his boyhood experiences in the South. The HBW has compiled a list of video interviews by Gil Scott-Heron over the last ten years to honor his legacy.  Interviews Over the Past 10 Years The Guardian Exclusive- Gil Scott-Heron Interview Blackademics.org- […]

The Coverage Of…The Passing of Gil Scott-Heron

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[Compiled by Kenton Rambsy]  To honor the legacy of Gil Scott-Heron and track the extensive online coverage of his life and work, the HBW has compiled a list of the most popular websites which feature information on the late poet/musician/scholar. Online Newspapers From the archives: In conversation with Gil Scott-Heron- By T’Cha Dunlevy (The Montreal Gazette) Gil Scott-Heron, Voice of Black Protest Culture, Dies at […]

The Coverage of… Manning Marable and Malcolm X

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[An HBW collaboration with Howard Rambsy II via SIUE Black Studies] The shocking passing of Manning Marable and the long-awaited publication of his biography Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention have prompted quite a bit of commentary. [Related: Marable, the 1950s, & Black Public Intellectuals] Our work with the Project on the History of Black Writing prompted us to keep track of the coverage on […]