The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni

Ms. Giovanni talked about her book The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998, published by William Morrow. The book compiles her… read more

Ms. Giovanni talked about her book The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni: 1968-1998, published by William Morrow. The book compiles her first seven volumes of poetry with an introduction, chronology and notes to individual works. Initially self-published in 1968, the then 25-year-old Ms. Giovanni helped take the Black Arts Movement to national prominence and was a voice of black militancy. She talked about politics and civil rights, focusing on the murder of Emmett Till. She talked about her life and work as well as her poetry. close

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The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 08, 2004 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 02, 2007 | 2:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 08, 2004 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2004 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 2004 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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