The Last Poets
The Last Poets are a spoken word/poetry group which formed in 1968 in Harlem, New York City, New York, United States. Spoken Word, Poetry group from New York, NY. The Last Poets is a group of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African American civil rights movement's black nationalist thread. Their name is taken from a poem by the South African revolutionary poet Keorapetse Kgositsile, who believed he was in the last era of poetry before guns would take over.