Family history: her family is best known for their poetry
The school Nikki Giovanni attended was she was young is St .Simons school where she completed 5th 6th 7th 8th grade.
Her father was telling her that she won’t be any thing when she was growing up. The only one to believe in her was her mother.
She had to fight against publish her first book .
She won noble peace prize for best known book writer in April 5,2008.
Tatt Life. “Thug Life,” which is in honor of Tupac Shakur, is emblazoned on the inside of her left forearm. If JFK Jr. was America’s son, then Tupac belonged to Black America.
“I wanna give a doctorate to Jay-Z.” Rap is essential to teaching our youth about life. It’s the poetry of today. Jay-Z deserves an honorary degree because he went from thug to gentleman. He represents a whole generation of young Blacks, including Queen Latifah and Tyler Perry, who are “the first true Americans,” because they understand and have harnessed the power of business in this land of opportunity.
Make Draft Not War. Giovanni believes in conscription for everyone, from the very old to the very young. If we are all stuck side by side working together, we’d have to learn about each other. In doing so, we’d not want to fight nor go to war because we’d have established understanding among ourselves.
Space is the next frontier. Why? Because we’re already exploring our oceans, and deep space would be the true frontier. Humans by nature are nomads.
Don’t ask her who her favorite poets are. Unfair question. She mostly reads history, theoretical mathematics, and theoretical science, and has spoken at NASA.
Slavery left us a gift. Slavery in the U.S. was about the journey of a free people who…