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The Last Poets ‘Niggers are Scared of Revolution’, live at Band on the Wall

WARNING: LANGUAGE WHICH SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND OFFENSIVE

DATE: 21st July 2015

The Last Poets perform one of their most acclaimed and popular pieces ‘Niggers are Scared of Revolution’ live at Band on the Wall on Tuesday 21st July 2015. The piece, delivered by Umar Bin Hassan, remains relevant today, as the debate continues over the reappropriation of disparaging terms and language in our society. Umar discusses his opinions on this matter prior to delivering the piece.

Presented by Apples and Snakes as part of the Last Poets: Speak Up Newcomer tour; the current line-up of Umar Bin Hassan, Abiodun Oyewole and drummer Don Babatunde Eaton played an astonishing set at Band on the Wall on Tuesday 21st July.

Filmed using Band on the Wall’s AV facility. Please direct AV enquiries to joshuafrench@bandonthewall.org