Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Nikki Giovanni was born (Yolande Cornelia Giovanni, Jr) on June 7, 1943.
She graduated with honors from Fisk University in 1967. She published
her first book of poems, Black Feeling, Black Talk in 1968.
Since the late 1960s she has been a resonant voice in the African American
community, as well as an prominent force in the Black Arts movement.
Some literal consciousness on Youtube from sistah Giovanni with love.