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The Nigger Factory
     

The Nigger Factory

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by Gil Scott-Heron
 

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The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement about the way in which human beings are conditioned to think.

On the campus of Sutton University, Virginia, the students are trying to carry forth the message of reconstruction to a university resistant to change. The failure of Sutton to embrace the changing attitudes of the sixties has necessitated extreme action and

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The Nigger Factory is a scornful statement about the way in which human beings are conditioned to think.

On the campus of Sutton University, Virginia, the students are trying to carry forth the message of reconstruction to a university resistant to change. The failure of Sutton to embrace the changing attitudes of the sixties has necessitated extreme action and the revolution is nigh.

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"For more than two decades [Gil Scott-Heron] has been committed to examining those facets of the human condition that most of us would rather forget . . . he is an artist who has crafted witty but crucial insights for black America."  —Washington Post

"One of the great pioneers of late-20th-century music."  —Independent

"A bracing rerelease."  —Ebony

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847678843
Publisher:
Canongate UK
Publication date:
07/09/2010
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
1,300,364
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Gil Scott-Heron is a highly influential and widely admired singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, poet, novelist, and socio-political commentator who remains a unique and major figure in global music. With more than 20 albums to his name, his politically charged output has won him an international following.

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