The Nigger Factory

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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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Overview

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847678843
  • Publisher: Canongate UK
  • Publication date: 7/9/2010
  • Pages: 244
  • Sales rank: 1,384,938
  • 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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Table of Contents

1 Seven p.m. Phone Call 1

2 MJUMBE 6

3 Earl 17

4 Lawman and Odds 26

5 Confrontation 34

6 The Plan 40

7 O'Jay's 44

8 The Head Nigger 52

9 Wheels in Motion 57

10 Angie 64

11 Calhoun's Assessment 73

12 Preparation 79

13 Evaluation 92

14 Ten O'clock Meeting 98

15 Captain Cool 107

16 Executive Conference 115

17 High Noon 118

18 MJUMBE Mandate 126

19 A Three-pronged Spear 132

20 Self-help Programs 140

21 Reactor 147

22 Counterthreat 152

23 Choosing Sides 155

24 On the Spot 160

25 Calhoun Moves 166

26 Lying in Wait 173

27 The House on Pine Street 178

28 Destruction 188

29 Plans Abandoned 194

30 Final Word 201

31 Faculty Only 206

32 Exodus 212

33 Explosion! 222

34 MJUMBE Discovery 225

35 Downhill Snowball 231

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2013

    Oooohhhhhhh

    Im gonna go tell all of my other black freinds since im black im gonna get my girls to come twerk your dick off oh and im actually white so hhahahahahaa

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