Gil Scott-Heron, 1949-2011; Tom Lickona, 1943-

The resemblance is…striking.



  1. Churchill says

    No, it’s not – the only point of similarity is that Tom looks like he might be mixed race.

  2. Churchill says

    I know what you’re getting at!

  3. Jonathan Webb says

    Heron had something. He was rap before rap and had a golden voice to be certain and the charisma of a great prophet. Of course, his “prophecy” would lead to a Cuban style re-education camp. But, here’s a taste of his gravitas:

  4. Jonathan Webb says

    Tom is an octoroon. That big round thing’s a red balloon.

  5. Jonathan Webb says

    Churchill, thanks for responding. I thought you were upset with me.

  6. Churchill says

    I’m afraid I don’t even know who you are.

  7. Churchill says

    But I may go and buy some macaroons.

  8. Jonathan Potter says

    They’re both civil rights activists.

  9. Jonathan Webb says

    As in “I don’t know who you are anymore?”

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