“Whitey on the Moon” In 2020

With George Floyd protests on earth and SpaceX Dragon Crew in space, nothing has changed in the last 50 years.

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Damien Chazelle as Gil Scott-Heron reciting “Whitey on the Moon” in First Man (2018).

A rat done bit my sister Nell.
(with Whitey on the moon)
Her face and arms began to swell.
(and Whitey’s on the moon)

I can’t pay no doctor bill.
(but Whitey’s on the moon)
Ten years from now I’ll be payin’ still.
(while Whitey’s on the moon)

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A mural of George Floyd painted a segment of the Berlin wall.
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Current crew of the International Space Station (5/31/2020).

C.D. Reimer makes videos about comic cons, pop culture, Silicon Valley and technology every week. https://www.youtube.com/c/cdreimer

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