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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

From Dallas To The B.E.T. Awards: Was The Revolution Televised?

Kanene Holder | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Kanene Holder

"Fellow great Americans, hello This is heritage for my medicine" - Kendrick Lamar The greatest tragedy of human existence is the illusion of separate...

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2014)

Bob Burnett | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Bob Burnett

In 1970, the late jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron wrote "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," which became an anthem for the black power movement. His thoughts remain relevant. I've broadened the context and updated the prose.

Gil Scott Herron's 'Revolution,' Remixed

Posted 10.01.2011 | Black Voices

Sarah Jones, the acclaimed playwright and actress, riffs on Gil Scott Herron's famous poem, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." WATCH:...

WATCH: The Untelevised Revolution: A Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

Patrick Pressl | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts
Patrick Pressl

On May 27th, poet/singer/songwriter/activist Gil Scott-Heron passed away at the age of 62. Scott-Heron, perhaps best known for his spoken-word piece "...