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Song You Need to Know: The Archives, ‘Home Is Where the Hatred Is’

Song You Need to Know: The Archives, ‘Home Is Where the Hatred Is’
For most of his career, Gil Scott-Heron called New York home, but his Jamaican roots — a crucial if underexamined part of his life — were never far from the jazz-soul genius. Scott-Heron’s father, Giles, left his son when he was an infant to become a professional soccer player and the first black player for Scottish club Glasgow Celtic Fc. For 25 years, the two didn’t speak — Scott-Heron sings about their meeting on 1977’s “Hello Sunday! Hello Road!” — but Scott-Heron never forgot his roots. (Exhibit A: His 1983 performance at Jamaica’s Reggae Sunsplash.
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Valve Criticized Over ‘Appalling’ School Shooting Game on Steam

  • Variety
One week after a student shot and killed 10 people in Santa Fe, Texas, digital video game storefront Steam and publisher Valve are being criticized for an upcoming game that lets the player kill civilians and cops in a school environment.

“Active Shooter” comes out June 6 and calls itself a “dynamic S.W.A.T. simulator” where the player can be either a S.W.A.T. team member or the shooter. Developer Revived Games also plans to release a civilian survival mode where the player takes on the role of a civilian during a shooting.

A disclaimer on the game’s Steam page reads: “Please do not take any of this seriously. This is only meant to be the simulation and nothing else. If you feel like hurting someone or people around you, please seek help from local psychiatrists or dial 911 (or applicable). Thank you.”

Infer Trust, an anti-gun violence organization, recently told
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