Harlem’s Gil Scott-Heron On TV One’s ‘Unsung’ (video)

gil scott on unsungOn Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10PM/ET TV One’s NAACP Image Award-winning hour-long music documentary Unsung features Harlemite Gil Scott-Heron. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: The Apollo Presents Kwanzaa Celebration– Regeneration Night

By Walter Rutledge

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The Apollo presents Kwanzaa Celebration – Regeneration Night on December 27 at 7:30pm. This is the 7th year the Apollo has presented the theatrical extravaganza, which has become a highly anticipated annual holiday event. The evening will feature Harlem’s premiere dance company Abdel Salaam’s Forces Of Nature Dance Theater, with special guests, Abiodun and Babatunde of The Last Poets, Michael Wimberly, Yacouba Sissoko and F the Elemental. Continue Reading →

The Last Poets: 40th Anniversary

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“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 in Harlem on May 19, 1968 , The Last Poets spoke out as few other musical groups had, or have since, about racism, poverty and other African American and societal concerns. Continue Reading →