As part of its Legendary series honoring iconic artists who have impacted the arts and culture, Apollo Live Wire pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Last Poets.
Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin, July 24, 1944 – June 4, 2018, was an American poet and musician. He was one of the founding members of The Last Poets, a group of Continue Reading →
The Last Poets is the name for several groups of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African-American civil rights movement’s black nationalist movement.
“Before RAP knew its name, there was a group of ambitious young men who reflected the harsh spirit of their times and whose work remains prophetic and inspirational today. Born Continue Reading →
From a friend of Harlem World Magazine, poet and trailblazer Patricia Jones shared with us this statement from American Poets Congress.
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine will celebrate the life and works of memoirist Harriet Jacobs (1813 – 1897) and novelist Ralph Ellison (1914 –1994).
Valor y Cambio (Value and Change), an interactive art installation and storytelling project designed to foster stronger communities and more equitable economies in Puerto Rico and the United States, finished Continue Reading →