The great Gil Scott-Heron is no more. He was a poet, revolutionary and a fighter. He fought against apartheid in South Africa and he fought against Apartheid in occupied Palestine. He was also a prophet who foresaw in 1968 something which rings just as true today. Rest in peace brother.
P.s. Don’t know if this is any good but here is a lengthy profile from the August 2010 issue of the New Yorker.