We Need His Voice Now More Than Ever: Gil Scott-Heron’s Biographer

Marcus Baram is the author of the Gil Scott-Heron biography Pieces of a Man (November 2014, St. Martin’s Press) Systemic racism. Police brutality. Endemic poverty. Corrupt politicians. Environmental degradation. The hollowness of society and consumer culture. Today’s issues mirror the problems faced by Americans a half-century ago, when Gil Scott-Heron took pen to paper and fingers

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