A poet and a protester, Gil Scott-Heron captured his time — and ours

One of the premier voices of the Black Power movement is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame


By David Dennis, Jr. | The Undefeated | October 28, 2021



Gil Scott-Heron performs in Chicago on November 4, 1978. Paul Natkin/Getty Images

This summer, billionaire Richard Branson took a plane to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere and Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, followed him into space a few days later. With the world in the throes of a pandemic and the gap