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Short Biography Of Nikki Giovanni

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Best- known African –American poet, she reached prominence during the late 1960s and early 1970s. She was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. The youngest of two sisters Giovanni’s poetry expressed strong racial pride and respect for her family. She has published several works of nonfiction, children’s literature and recordings.

An Emmy-award nominated The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection (2004). Creation (1970), Love Poems(1997), And The Collected Poems of Nikki Giovanni(2004). She enrolled early at Fisk University, an all-black college in Nashville, Tn. Giovanni graduated with a B.A. in history in 1968 and attended graduate school at University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University in New York. Black Feeling and Black Judgment sold over
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