- Clay Cane: Prince's "Around the World in a Day" released 31 years ago Friday. It was profound
- Cane: Prince explored themes of sex, God, race class; his tackling them made me feel less alone
Clay Cane is a New York City-based journalist, author and filmmaker. He is the creator of the BET.com original documentary, "Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church." Follow him on Twitter @claycane. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)"Aristocrats on a mountain climb / Making money, losing time / Communism is just a word / But if the government turn over / It'll be the only word that's heard / America, America / God shed his grace on thee."