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 →
Alice Neel, January 28, 1900 – October 13, 1984, was a Harlem-based visual artist, who was known for her portraits depicting friends, family, lovers, poets, artists, and strangers.
The past year has been dramatically different from those that came before, but the traditions and signature events that have made the Cathedral of St. John the Divine a beloved 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).
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