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Nikki Giovanni

African American poet, writer and social activist

Kahlia Martin

on 2 June 2010

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Transcript of Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni Family Interests Time Period Yolanda Cornelia Watson Sr. Thomas Watson Giovanni Jones "Gus" Watson Gary-Ann Watson English Professor- Virginia Tech.
Fisk University Experiences The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection B.A history Poet Writer Social
Activist Teacher Questions How do your experiences shape your perspective? What makes my poem interesting and/or meaningful? What experiences inspired my poet's perspective? Miscellaneous Lung cancer Quotes Child out of wedlock Described as a racist Works Cited Josephson, Judith. Nikki Giovanni Poet of the people. Library of Congress Cataloging. Richmond, Virginia 2000 Sushi and Sasha. "Grammy" July 30, 2009. Yoga on the Dance Floor Josephson, Judith. Conversations with Nikki Giovanni. Universal Publishings. Knoxville, Tennessee. 2001 Loved reading as a kid Didn't write much poetry
as kid Wrote first poem at 16 Wanted to be an austronaut
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