Be Glad That You Are Free: On Nina Simone, Miles Ahead, Lemonade, Lauryn Hill and Prince

by Max S. Gordon

(This piece orginally appeared at The New Civil Rights Movement on May 15, 2016)

“Everybody is half dead. Everybody avoids everybody, all over the place, in most situations, most all the time. I know, I’m one of those everybodys…All I’m trying to do, all the time, is to