The Last Poets discuss why they're still performing after 50 years. The Last Poets were borne out of the origins of the civil rights movement in the United States. They have been writing and performing together in various formations ever since the late 1960s. Abiodon Oyewole and Umar Bin Hassan reveal the motivation behind the collective's work and why they feel they're message about black empowerment is as relevant today as it was in 1968. Recorded at the Shambala Festival. Producer: Peter Snowdon.
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