Tag Archives: Nikki Giovanni

Monday Open Thread | The Black Woman

Hello Everyone. This week’s threads will feature vintage videos and articles about Black Americans.

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Thursday Open Thread

Hope all you mid-westerners are keeping warm and safe from the artic blast. Did some video searching yesterday, while home from work. Dig in if you dare! And I’ll leave you with this classic interview.

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Friday Open Thread | Black Poets Week: Nikki Giovanni

Today we will discuss Nikki Giovanni. Nikki Giovanni On June 7, 1943, Yolanda Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1960, she entered Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she worked with the … Continue reading

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Serendipity SOUL | Friday Open Thread

We hope you’re enjoying the poetry and jazz this week.  Happy Friday, Everyone! Wikipedia: Yolande Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni (born June 7, 1943) is an American poet, writer, commentator, activist, and educator. Her primary focus is on the individual and the power … Continue reading

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