Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19880219
Nikki Giovanni has written more than 17 books and has been called "the black princess" of poetry. Here she gives a direct, funny, energetic, and opinionated lecture and poetry reading that was recorded at Missouri Western State College.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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