Greg Tate
Greg Tate was a longtime cultural critic for The Village Voice as well as the founder of the band Burnt Sugar.

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Published by San Diego Union-Tribune on Dec. 8, 2021.
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During times of great sadness our hearts are flooded with tears and our minds full of memories with our lost loved ones that play on repeat in our minds. There is comfort to be found in the scriptures.
December 15, 2021
The first time I became aware of MrTate was by reading the Village Voice.I was fascinated with his ability
to use writing poetically-humorously-intellectually and have it fresh.After that introduction,I scoured the
remaining issues ,searching for anything he wrote.I have his books and continue to read them and use
them as resource.He is one of our griots and he will be missed.
Lasana
December 13, 2021
Dear Tate Family Rory and I would like to take this oppurtunity to extend our condolences's on the loss of Greg Tate./may he rest in peace.best faith/rory
faith/rory tobin/dockett
December 12, 2021
My condolences.
December 10, 2021
I first encountered Greg Tate through the Guelph Jazz Festival. I've followed him on Facebook ever since and his essays have really helped broaden by understanding of race related issues. Thank you for the insight and for the music.
Jean Burrows
Acquaintance
December 9, 2021
Sheldon Riser
Friend
December 9, 2021
Our heartfelt condolence goes out to the family and friends of Tate.
While dwelling on his cherished memories, be rest assured that God has promised to "comfort all who mourn"
Ezeko & Rossy
December 8, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this difficult period.
December 8, 2021
You will be missed my friend. My condolences to the Tate Family. God Bless You. Amafujo
Valerie Amafujo Simmons
Friend
December 8, 2021
I have always enjoyed hearing Greg Tate's commentary. I first saw him in the documentary from Rage to Riches about Jean-Michel Basquait and, most recently, in The Summer of Soul. His important and vibrant voice will be deeply missed. My most sincere condolences to his family and friends. Thankful that he shared his voice with us during his lifetime. RIP.
Laura B. Wells
December 8, 2021
A talented and inspirational writer, he will be greatly missed. Heartfelt condolences to the Tate family, so very sorry for your loss. May God comfort and strengthen you in your time of sorrow.
December 8, 2021
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